Nigeria Under Buhari At Mercy Of Bandits, Terrorists – UK Parliament

The United Kingdom Parliament has mentioned Nigerians underneath President Muhammadu Buhari administration are on the mercy of non-state actors who unleash assaults on people and communities at will.

Members of the House of Lords, the higher chamber of the parliament; Caroline Cox, Rowan Williams, David Alton, Mervyn Thomas and Ayo Adedoyin; expressed their fears in a protest letter to the UK international secretary, Dominic Raab.

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The parliamentarians cited a latest occasion the place bandits shot down a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet, as they expressed fear that the nation was now underneath the management of non-state actors unleashing terror at will, notably within the North-East and North-West. Nigeria Under Buhari At Mercy Of Bandits, Terrorists – UK Parliament 3

“An intense gunfire from bandits caused an aircraft returning to base from a mission on the Zamfara-Kaduna border to crash.

“We fear that Nigerian citizens are now at the mercy of non-state actors who have been allowed to evolve and now have the capacity to shoot down a fighter jet, as has recently occurred in Kaduna.

“These non-state actors are currently unleashing terror at will, particularly in the North-East and North-West,” the letter mentioned.

Meanwhile, Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State had raised an alarm over the displacement of many residents by the insurgents round Munya and Shiroro, including that the terrorists hoisted their flag in Kauri.

Also, there have been a number of media studies of bandits’ assaults on troopers notably within the Northern area. 

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Nigeria Under Buhari At Mercy Of Bandits, Terrorists – UK Parliament

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