The Arewa Consultative Discussion board, ACF, has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to safety brokers to shot any unauthorized individual 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 recommended Buhari for the directive.
In a press release, Yawe mentioned: “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 challenge.
“However we agree that there’s a want for the acute measure to curb the unfold of arms like AK-47.
“Some governors are even arguing that individuals ought to 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 will not be at conflict, 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 and so they kill individuals and nothing occurs to them.
“The ACF welcomes the President’s order.”
Currently, gun-wielding bandits have been on the prowl within the Northern a part of the nation.
Faculties in Zamfara, Niger, Katsina States have been the key goal of the bandits.
A number of college students have been kidnapped and later launched after some type of negotiations between the bandits and affected state governments.