Lagos lawmakers appeal for collective responsibility to tackle insecurity

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IKEJA – Some members the Lagos House on appealed to Nigerians to cooperate the government to fight the lingering insecurity in the country.
They told the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Ikeja that the solutions to the security challenges in the country were in the hands all.
Mr Muyiwa Jimoh, a member of the House, representing (APC-Apapa ), said it was not the responsibility of the government alone, because every onlooker was either a coward or a traitor.
Jimoh urged the government to review its security strategies at the , because of the influx of aliens into the country.
“You can see what is happening; the of emergency declared in some states in the northern part of the country is not working because our are porous,” he said.
Mrs Ramota Hassan, (APC-Amuwo Odofin II), added that majority of the members of Boko-Haram were not Nigerians.
Hassan told NAN that the government should increase and fortify the nation’s intelligence outfits, both within and outside our .
“What know is that members of Boko Haram are not mainly Nigerians; they are from our neighbouring countries.
“The should find a solution to the unwarranted abduction of innocent children,” she said.
The lawmaker also urged every to implement the resident registration adopted by the Lagos Government, to easily identify aliens in the country.
Mr Bisi Yusuf, (APC-Alimosho ), urged motorists to register the appropriate authorities for safety.
Yusuf, the Chairman, House Committee on Transportation, Commerce and Industry, noted that if were duly registered, it would go a long way towards curbing the menace of insecurity.
The lawmaker advised the FG to install security gadgets like the CCTV in all the motor parks, to unveil the evil perpetrators and prevent future re-occurrence.
NAN reports that a bomb blast occurred again on May 1 in Nyanya, on the outskirts of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, killing 12 and injuring 19 others.
The blast occurred 17 days after a similar explosion at the Nyanya Bus Park, which more than 75 and left over 100 injured. (NAN)