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Reps To End Insecurity



The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas has vowed that the lawmakers will do everything in their power to end the menace of insecurity in some parts of the country.

According to Abbas, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Musa Krishi, in a statement he signed in Abuja on Saturday, the House is taking measures to nip in the bud the recent spate of attacks in Nigeria.

The assurance was given during a condolence visit to the Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Ahmed Bamalli over the collapse of parts of the Zaria Central Mosque which killed several people and injured many others during the Asr prayer on August 11.

He said the visit was also based on bandits’ attack that claimed two lives in Kofar Gayan area of Zaria on August 12.

The speaker vowed that the incident will not reoccur as the House had taken measures to forestall it such unfortunate incident.

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According to the spokesperson, Abbas assured the Emir that the military would establish a formation around some flashpoints to curtail future attacks on communities in Zaria and its environs.

He also quoted Abbas as saying, “I want to assure you that based on the way banditry wants to return, we in the House have taken some measures.

“We have started engaging the military, and they will come and establish a formation around the female school at the Kofar Gayan axis. They have assured us that they would do that.

“I also want to assure you that as a son of the land and one of the kingmakers in this palace, I am ready to contribute to the rebuilding of the mosque.

“When it’s time for the work, let me know so that I will contribute my quota to the rebuilding of this important religious edifice.

“We thank you for giving us this opportunity to come and condole with you.”


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