The Nationwide Youth Council of Nigeria, (NYCN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to right away declare the invading bandits throughout the nation as terrorists.
It stated doing so could be a serious transfer in the direction of curbing insecurity presently ravaging the whole nation.
This was contained in an announcement issued on Sunday by the council’s Vice President, South West, Comrade Dotun Omoleye.
In line with the assertion, declaring these behind rampant kidnappings as terrorists had turn out to be mandatory as it might permit for proportional actions to be taken towards the legal components.
The NYCN stated it was nervous by the incessant and fearless transfer by these bandits to launch assaults on defenceless college students and others regardless of the resolve of the Federal Authorities.
It lamented that Nigerians had been now not protected of their house, faculties, roads and even farm land.
The council described Buhari’s current declaration that the Zamfara college abduction could be the final as regrettable, owing to the present spike in insecurity regardless of his declaration.
NYCN cited the 39 college students of the Federal School of Forestry Mechanisation in Mando space of Kaduna State who had been kidnapped from the college premises on Thursday evening as an indication that the president’s promise failed.
The assertion reads partly: “The assault on the Federal School of Forestry Mechanisation, coming simply few days after gunmen attacked FAAN’s quarters in Igabi Native Authorities space of the state is turning into an eyesore, and a wake-up name on the federal government to appropriately designate these enemies of the State as terrorists following the dedication of President Buhari’s opposition to negotiating with these bandits,” Omoleye said.
“Doubtless, if we don’t want our nation to be overrun by violent and gun-wielding criminals by whose actions the peace and stability of our nation is turning into fragile day by day; the Federal Authorities have to be brave sufficient to bandy these enemies as terrorists as they don’t deserve the perceived pampering they presently having fun with.
“We salute the sacrifices of the Nigerian safety businesses in the direction of defending the folks however it’s turning into apparent that except these bandits are so categorised, the presidential directive to shoot holders of unlawful AK-47 might not yield productive outcomes”.
Declare bandits as terrorists now – NYCN tells Buhari