The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Kwara State Chapter, has called on Nigeria government to declare war against the incessant criminal activities across the country.
Right, the executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq receiving his portrait from the Kwara NANS’s President, Comrade Saleeman Yusuf Issah at government house Ilorin on Saturday.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Kwara State Chairman of association, Saleeman Yusuf Issah which was made available to newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday.
The statement said “Democracy day marks the day the day when military handed over power to democratically elected civilian government in 1999 which signified the beginning of of civilian rule in Nigeria.
“However it is no gainsaying that Nigeria had internaly turned to a violent country that has spinning out of control.
The statement further said that insecurity, banditry, armed robberies, rapping and kidnapping have been a major challenges facing Nigeria, adding that there is a high level of criminality across the country with out limitations with collection of random from the victims.
It’s noted that insecurity in Nigeria schools have become a source of concern to parents due to its far-reaching implications on the economy and society in general has been described as challenges that must be seriously tackled in Nigeria by all Stakeholders for development of the country.
“Apparently, insecurity beggets danger as well as destruction. As such, it is high time we stepped on our toes and declare war against all form of criminality that bedeviling the growth and development of our dear country.”
The association also commended the swift-actions of the Kwara state Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq on insecurity in the state by recruiting local community police to complement the efforts of the Nigeria police in the rural area of the state.
“We appreciated Kwara state government for deeming it fit to recruit vibrants youth as community policing officers.
The recruit officers will serve as helping hands to the Nigeria Police Force as a way to tight securities in the society. We also elougized the Government of Kwara state for procurement of new vehicles and donated to security outlets in the state.
The statement noted that the vehicles will help the securities to tackle insecurity in the state, association appealing to other state governors to emulate the patriotic move of Kwara governor in eradication of crime in the state.
It’s call on the governments to embark on finding lasting solutions to curb the ugly menace ravaging the entire country in bridging the gap of security intelligence between others security agencies and ordinary citizens in the country.
It’s advised the inspector general of police to make the country campuses free from crises and direct all state commissioners of Police to establish student-police relations committee, advising the governments at all levels to create jobs for the youth for improvement for standard living of Nigerians.
“Nigeria got it independent from Colonial rule in 1960 and we congratulated all Nigerians students for having the privilege to witness another historical day in the life of Nigeria.