The Arewa Consultative Discussion board, ACF, has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to safety brokers to shoot any unauthorized particular person carrying an AK-47 rifle.
Buhari gave the directive as a measure to curb the actions of banditry and terrorism within the nation.
The President had ordered safety brokers to enter the bushes and shoot whoever they see with weapons like AK-47.
Reacting, ACF’s Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe counseled Buhari for the directive.
In an announcement, Yawe stated: “Although solely legal professionals can interpret the legality of the President’s order, that the President ordered individuals to be shot with out trial is a authorized concern.
“However we agree that there’s a want for the intense measure to curb the unfold of arms like AK-47.
“Some governors are even arguing that folks must be allowed to hold AK-47 and that isn’t proper. They need the nation to dissolve into anarchy. It’s not proper for personal people to hold AK-47, which is thought everywhere in the world as a really harmful assault rifle.
“Nigeria just isn’t at struggle, so why ought to individuals carry AK47 freely? Even Dane weapons, you want a licence to personal it. In Nigeria, individuals simply carry AK-47 freely they usually kill individuals and nothing occurs to them.
“The ACF welcomes the President’s order.”
These days, gun-wielding bandits have been on the prowl within the Northern a part of the nation.
Colleges in Zamfara, Niger, Katsina States have been the most important goal of the bandits.