Ekweremadu Calls For State Of Emergency In Zamfara

Sen. Ike Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has called for the declaration of State of Emergency in Zamfara State.

He said the insecurity in the state has reached the point where the State of emergency should be declared to help stabilize the state.

Mr. Ekweremadu also called for the introduction of state police within the country’s security architecture.

A lawmaker, Senator Kabiru Marafa on Wednesday during plenary urged the Federal Government to step up its efforts in solving the crisis in the state.

He presented a motion and called for urgent intervention to stop the killings and destruction of properties.

Senator Marafa therefore asked for a Presidential Initiative in Zamfara with a ten-year life span to cater to the needs of displaced persons in the state.

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