Jun 15, 2021

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Insecurity: Lagos Assembly Asks President Buhari to Address Nigerians

– President Muhammadu Buhari was asked to address the Nigerians about the increasing insecurity in the country.

– The advice was given to the President of the Assembly House of Lagos State.

– Assembly members also expressed their support for the recent resolutions of the Southern Governors Forum

Members of the Lagos State Assembly House took the sallah break on Tuesday, May 18, with a call to President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation again on issues related to insecurity and increasing agitation across the board Country.

He drew the attention of his colleagues to the communique published by the governors after the meeting, the Vice-Chairman of the House, Hon. Noheem Adams, noted that the Lagos Assembly had always called for the establishment of a state police.

Adams urged his colleagues to support the governors, saying that they had shown that they were alive for their responsibilities. < / p>

However, he called on the governors to start restructuring their states by introducing autonomy for state lawmakers and the judiciary.

He recalled like the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, as chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislation, led his colleagues to the President in order to strive for autonomy for the legislation and the judiciary of the state. align-left “> Speaker Obasa, who chaired the meeting, praised the governors for coming out at a time when uncertainty had taken the ” front seat “ of discussions. He also praised some members of the National Assembly for supporting the governors.

Obasa lamented the increase in the number of groups advocating secession, adding that Nigeria is restructuring if there is willpower.

His words:

“People are getting tired of the call to the constitutional conference because nothing happened to the previous ones. “

The spokesman said it was disheartening to know that two neighboring states like Ogun and Lagos cannot join forces to meet some of the people’s needs just because they are on could be on the exclusive list.

At the beginning of his contribution, the Hon. Kehinde Joseph suggested that the National Assembly should amend the Nigerian Police Establishment Act to create the State Police.

Hon. Jimi Mohammed, who supported the motion, said the decision of the southern governors was in uncertainty.

For his part, Hon. Sanni Okanlawon said the governors had issued a statement calling for the ban on open grazing, which he described as archaic and which resulted in the deaths of many. The Lagos State Assembly House urged President Buhari to take some bold steps, including properly realigning the country’s security architecture and considering the state police force, to address the growing cases of insecurity in Nigeria.

Legislators announced their positions on Tuesday April 27th when Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, raised the issue in plenary.

On the same day, the Lagos Assembly called on the House of Representatives to immediately declare a state of emergency to President Buhari for security in Nigeria.

Legislators came to the conclusion after a motion for increasing uncertainty in the country had been brought into the green chambers.