Kankara: PGF DG seeks sanctions for security agents, traditional rulers

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The - the Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukeman, has recommended severe sanctions for personnel, traditional and religious leaders in communities ravaged by kidnappings and banditry.

He described last Friday’s over 500 students Government Secondary School Kankara, State, as a shameful national embarrassment.

According him, none these spectacular breaches could happen without some form of with , community and religious leaders in affected areas.

This was contained in a statement titled, ‘’s National Security Embarrassment Must be Brought an End,’ which he signed and made public, in Abuja, on Tuesday.

He said, “The requires thorough introspection by not just our security agencies but also imposition of severe sanction against security personnel, traditional and community leaders where kidnappings, banditry and all the crimes consuming the lives of innocent Nigerians are taking place.

“Given that those who carried out the kidnap would have passed through villages and communities where they be hiding now, how much information have been volunteered by the adjourning security posts, , community leaders, and citizens in the villages in the routes leading to the location where these school kids are being held hostage?”