Bama Killings: Rights Group Calls For State Of Emergency In Borno

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A human rights organisation, Youth and Conflict Resolution Initiatives, YCRI, has described Tuesday’s attacks on police and military formations in Bama, Borno state by the Boko Haram sect as a direct declaration of war by the sect on the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

While condemning the attacks, the group in a statement signed by its Director of International Relations, Mr Efemena Agadama, called on the federal government to consider state of emergency rule in the volatile northern state.

“We again call on the federal government to do more to protect the lives of all security operatives by providing them with enhanced safety equipment, combat resources and moral support to combat the insurgency.

“The federal government should be considering all options for a state of emergency in Borno state to protect lives and property of all citizens and the security operatives. Or is the government waiting for the sect to kill everyone in Borno state before it considers a state of emergency? This is not the time to play politics when the survival of the nation is at stake so there should be an end to these daily killings.”

YCRI cautioned those playing politics with security situation in the country stressing that what the country is facing now goes beyond 2015 politics. “There is no country in the world that will be discussing politics and economy when a terrorists sect directs the affairs of a section of that country and in Nigeria, Borno seems to be a state under the command of the Boko Haram sect.”

The statement however, called on all stakeholders to support the JTF and other security operatives in their efforts to subdue the insurgents. “The JTF needs information from the people of Borno and Yobe states to operate effectively.”

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