Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Nigerian authorities to declare a state of emergency within the training sector
Atiku mentioned this whereas reacting to the latest abduction of lecturers and college students of UBE Main College in Rama, Kaduna State.
The kidnapping occurred on Monday morning whereas the pupils have been getting into the college premises.
The previous presidential candidate in a publish on his official Twitter web page suggested that 24-hour armed guards be positioned at each faculty within the affected and neighbouring states instantly.
His tweet learn: “ With the most recent Kaduna faculty abduction, I repeat my name for the FG to declare a state of emergency within the training sector and to publish 24-hour armed guards at each faculty within the affected and neighbouring states. No expense have to be spared to maintain our colleges secure.”
He warned that issues may worsen in Nigeria if the federal government retains paying ransom and permit abductions to proceed.
“With 13.5 million youngsters, Nigeria is already the world headquarters for out of college children. This may solely make issues worse. It behoves on us as a nation to behave decisively and excise this most cancers of college abductions from our polity with clinically exact insurance policies.
“We should additionally cease paying ransom at random. It’s a brief time period resolution that can trigger a lot long run destruction.
“We should, as a nation, impose regulation and order now, or we are going to bequeath lawlessness and dysfunction to the following era and will God forbid that,” Atiku wrote.