The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, stated that Nigeria is witnessing terrorism.
Fayemi disclosed this when he paid a go to to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State.
The Ekiti State governor made the declaration amid the abducting of scholars and a few members of employees of Authorities Science Faculty, Kagara in Niger State by bandits final week.
Fayemi stated, “On the degree of the governors’ discussion board, we met final week, and we got here out with some particular concepts we’ve shared with the federal authority, however for us, our go to is in commiseration, solidarity and in figuring out with you, the federal government, and the great individuals of Niger State.
“We wish to reassure you that even this troublesome time shall go, however we should put our heads collectively, put all our efforts collectively, show resilience, reassure our individuals not to surrender hope as a result of finally we will solely defeat terrorism collectively, not in isolation.
“What we’re witnessing is terrorism. There is no such thing as a different title for it. We might name it banditry, kidnapping. These are the remnants of the actors within the North-East which have discovered themselves in different components of the nation. Whether or not they’re often called ISWAP, Shekau faction, they’re remnants of what we’re nonetheless coping with in that a part of Nigeria.
“That’s the reason we should not deal with the North-East in isolation of this drawback. We’re all victims so long as any part of our nation is ravaged by this drawback.
“On behalf of all of your brother governors, I wish to guarantee our individuals in Niger State that we’re all for Niger State. We will not relaxation till we resolve the challenges we’ve right here as we’ve in different states.”