Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has known as on the Federal Authorities to make sure that bandits, kidnappers and criminals are made to face the complete wrath of the regulation.
Atiku, a former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, mentioned sufficient punishment would weaken bandits, kidnappers and criminals from finishing up their evil acts.
In a press release he issued, Atiku reiterated his earlier name for a state of emergency on Nigeria’s training sector amid assaults from bandits.
He urged the Federal Authorities to take a position extra in securing the lives of Nigerian youths.
“When criminals revenue from their criminality, crime will enhance.
“The one response from all governments in Nigeria to acts of abduction, kidnapping and illegal detention of individuals should be to convey the complete weight of the regulation on the perpetrators of those heinous crimes.
“As soon as these criminals have readability on what awaits them ought to they tow such evil paths, then their audacity to commit evil will likely be weakened, and progressively, this ugly chapter in our nationwide life will develop into a factor of the previous.
“I renew the decision I made on Monday, March 15, 2021, for a state of emergency to be declared within the training sector and for twenty-four hour armed guards to be posted in any respect colleges within the affected states.
“Sure, it’s an costly enterprise. However, we should settle for that no matter we put money into preserving the lives of Nigeria’s youth is definitely worth the value, as nothing is, or may be extra invaluable to us than our youths, who will take up the baton after we’re gone.”