The Home of Representatives on Tuesday expressed fear over the Thursday deadline given by Boko Haram insurgents to execute Pastor Bulus Yikura who has been of their custody.
The Home known as on the Federal Authorities to make sure that the pastor is rescued earlier than the deadline expires.
The inexperienced chamber made the decision following an pressing movement moved by the lawmaker representing Chibok/Damboa/Gwoza Federal Constituency in Borno State, Mr Ahmad Jaha.
Shifting the movement, Jaha mentioned, “The Home is anxious by the continual closing of the one-week interval given by the insurgents, which expires on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
“The Home is worried that on the expiration of the deadline, something can occur to Pastor Bullus Yikura.”
The movement of pressing public significance was moved on the plenary on Tuesday and was unanimously adopted by the Home.
The Home, due to this fact, resolved to, “intimate the Federal Authorities to do every thing attainable to safe the discharge of the sufferer earlier than the deadline.”
The chief of the insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, had on February 24, 2021, issued a seven day ultimatum to the Federal Authorities to safe the discharge of Yikura, who was kidnapped in December 2020.
Nevertheless, it was unclear if the Boko Haram chief had made any demand earlier than issuing the deadline.
Reps categorical fear as deadline for execution of pastor by Boko Haram elapses Thursday