Sultan Urges President Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Security
Sultan Urges President Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Security

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on security.

Sultan who is also the  President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, in a news conference in Abuja said the council is dismayed by the state of insecurity in Nigeria.

The statement also lamented that hardly does a day passes without some heart-rending news about kidnapping, armed robbery, violent attacks on and savage/ritual killings of innocent Nigerians.

The statement was jointly signed by the Head, Media and Communications; Aselemi Ibrahim, Director of Administration Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha, and the country’s Deputy Secretary-General Salisu Shehu.

According to the council, the level of insecurity in the country has reached an unacceptable upsurge that declaring a state of emergency on it is necessary.