The Senator representing Kaduna South Senatorial district, Danjuma La’ah, has revealed causes he shed tears on totally different events on the ground of Upper Chambers whereas presenting motions on banditry assaults in his constituency.
The Federal lawmaker said that a few of his senatorial colleagues thought that banditry actions in Southern Kaduna appeared like a Southern Kaduna subject alone.
Speaking on the event in his senatorial district, the La’ah recalled how he instructed senators that someday, all of the 109 Senators would encounter insecurity, in type of bandits, kidnapping insurgency and different types of criminality, stressing that his phrases had change into realities.
He mentioned, “I have wept times without number, but I knew time shall come and time has come because while I was weeping in the chamber when presenting motions on banditry in Southern Kaduna, I said that one day somehow, that these things will affect every one of us.
“Because we were thinking that it was just meant for Southern Kaduna, but tell me which state in this country has not been affected by bandits?
“Bandits don’t have friends, they don’t know tribes; they don’t know religion. Whoever, you are and they found you, it’s about money.”
The lawmaker mentioned after he introduced a movement on insecurity in Southern Kaduna a number of instances, he stopped speaking, stating that if he continued primarily based on what he knew, “heads would roll and the world will turn upside down. So, it is better I allow the sleeping dog lies.”
He mentioned banditry actions in Southern Kaduna weren’t new, whereas he hoped that within the ongoing clampdown towards felony parts within the north, those that raised and educated bandits ought to drive them away.
He added, “All these things are not new. Bandits, Boko Haram and insurgents and my motion has all along not been changed from what it is. We can only pray. Those that raised them over there should be the same people that will come and drive them out of this place.”
Asked to talk on Constitution modification, Senator La’ah disclosed that the Senate management deliberately refused him to be a member of the Constitution Review Committee chaired by the Deputy in Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as a result of they thought of him too cussed to be there.
He mentioned, “I am not a member of the Constitution Review Committee. When the members were sent to the Constitution Review Committee, they didn’t want those of us they consider too stubborn to be there.
“What else will I say? I will not say what I don’t know. It’s good that people accuse me, if they don’t, then I am not a Senator because what affect one Senator affects all.”