The Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko says they are deeply concerned to the widening security challenges in the Region and other parts of Nigeria.
In a statement Signed by Bashir Rabe Mani, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, made available to news men revealed that.
Wamakko, a former Governor of Sokoto
State who now represents Sokoto North Senatorial District spoke in Abuja, on Wednesday, at the meeting of the Forum on the disturbing security situation in the North , as well as other parts of the country .
He also said: ” We discussed what best needs to be done and how .
” This country needs to be as secure as possible that every Nigerian can move freely , wherever he or she wants .
” And also where he or she can sleep with his or her two eyes closed, as well as do their normal businesses without fear of harrassment or without any security challenge befalling him or her.”
Wamakko averred that, the Northern Senators were worried as all the geoploitical zones have one problem or the other .
” We have to own the solutions as nobody can do it for us ,” he added.
The Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum further reiterated their unwavering commitment to diligently represent their constituents.
He said :” As the people who are here to represent our people we have the duty to do more to find plausible solutions to these challenges .
” I know we are using the security outfits very well , but, there also other ways and we will discuss to see how best we can find solutions to the problem .”