Boko Haram Re-groups in Taraba: Senate Calls for Troops Deployment
The motion stood in the name of Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South). The change in tactics by the Boko Haram Insurgents and seeming regrouping of the terrorist has attracted the attention of the Nigerian Senate today, calling for troops deployment to Taraba State to flash the extremist terrorist group.
The Senate in a motion: The need to urgently flush out Boko Haram insurgent re-assembling in Taraba and halt the ongoing silent genocide in the state, the Senate notes that the damage caused by Boko Haram in the North East of Nigeria is a pointer to the fact that these terrorists are enemies of humanity, irrespective of ethnic or religious affiliation, aware that the Nigeria Army is recording tremendous success in the war against insurgents in the states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, and hopefully Gombe by flushing out these evil elements (Boko Haram) from these states;
The Senate is worried by the fact the insurgents mining away from the fire power of the militant, are relocating to safe haven in Taraba state where a notorious Boko Haram Kingpin, Kabiru sokoto, who masterminded the bombing of st Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla in Niger state on the Christmas day of 2011, where 42 people were killed was rearrested in mutu-Biyu, the headquarter of Gassol L G A of the state in his hideout and deeply worried that insurgents now parade as herdsmen wielding AK 47 riffles, the senate condemned the killings, Kidnappings, destructions of property, farms and farmlands going on in the state by Boko Haram (Insurgents)
The Senate called for investigation into the influx of strange people (Boko Haram) into the Taraba state while prevailing on the federal Government to include Taraba State in the Recovery and Reconstruction Programme targeted at other states in the North East. The motion stood in the name of senator Emmanuel Bwacha- Taraba South.
Similarly, the senate was alarmed by the invasion of the Ekiti state House of Assembly by armed men of the state Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday march 4, 2016.
The Senate expressed worries over the incessant invasion Akwa-Ibom state Government House in the same Gestapo fashion contrary to civil conduct characteristic of democracy, the senate directed its Committee on National Security and Intelligence to conduct and investigate the remote and immediate causes of the action of the DSS while condemning the act.