LAFIA – Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Thursday urged security operatives to disarm and demobilise all militia groups in the country before the general elections in 2015.
Al-Makura made the call in Lafia at the Security Summit organised by the state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
[eap_ad_1] The governor, represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Hajiya Zainab Abdulmumin, said the emergence of ethnic militias in parts of the country posed a great threat to the general elections.
He said there was need for security agencies to re-strategise their approach in order to nip the emerging trend in the bud to ensure peaceful and credible polls in 2015.
Al-Makura also said there was need for adequate funding and equipping of all security agencies.