The Niger State Governor, Alh Abubakar Sani Bello has mentioned state governors haven’t any powers to sort out the menace of kidnapping and banditry ravaging the nation.
He mentioned the states haven’t any management of the Military, Navy, Air Pressure and even, the Police in combating the challenges.
Bello, who disclosed this when he performed host to 5 state governors in Minna, known as for synergy between the federal and state governments to save lots of the nation.
In accordance with Bello who hosted Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara, Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa, and Simon Lalong of Plateau state,
this could possibly be achieved by means of an enough intelligence report that will assist proffer a long-lasting answer to the problem.
He mentioned, “We have to impose on the authority to do the needful. Conscious that we as state governors have limitations when, it comes to manage of the Military, Navy, Air Pressure and even, the Police. There’s a want for federal authority to work with state governments for quick motion on this menace.”
The governor additional mentioned the latest developments of the kidnap of the NSTA bus passengers and college students within the state have introduced the problem to the entrance burner.
Recalling how an analogous scenario occurred in Katsina State, he warned, “your Excellencies, with the latest improvement, if nothing is completed, solely God is aware of the place subsequent will probably be.”
Earlier, the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi mentioned they had been in Niger to present ethical help to the state within the face of challenges confronting it.
He acknowledged that these behind the acts are out to destroy Nigeria whereas urging Nigerians to stay united in preventing again to save lots of the nation from the plans of the masterminds.
Fayemi then assured Governor Bello and the folks of the state of the dedication of the 36 governors to face with it, till the challenges are resolved.