High-Level Security Talks Planned Between House Speaker Abbas and President Tinubu:
In response to the ongoing spate of attacks in Plateau State, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, is set to engage in crucial discussions with President Bola Tinubu.
The primary objective is to explore effective strategies for safeguarding the lives and property of citizens in the state.
Incessant Attacks Prompt Urgent Meeting:
The recent wave of attacks in various towns across Plateau State, which has led to a significant loss of lives, has propelled Speaker Abbas to take immediate action.
The Speaker, through his Special Advisor on Media and Publicity, Musa Krishi, conveyed his demand for intensified efforts in the fight against criminality.
Strong Legislative Position to Be Taken:
The Speaker, expressing his commitment to addressing the security challenges, declared that upon the House’s resumption from the Christmas and New Year break on Tuesday next week, a robust legislative stance would be taken.
A meeting with President Tinubu is scheduled to discuss comprehensive strategies.
Security Summit on the Horizon:
Highlighting the severity of the situation in Plateau State, Abbas disclosed plans to organize a security summit upon the House’s return on January 30, 2024.
The summit aims to devise enduring solutions to the security challenges not only in the North but also across various parts of the country.
Speaker’s Concerns and Call for Peace:
In a statement, Speaker Abbas expressed deep sorrow over the persistent killings in Plateau State, emphasizing the unfortunate timing amid nationwide efforts to combat insecurity.
He urged the people of Plateau State to unite, reflecting on the historical peaceful coexistence, and called for a collective approach to address challenges.
Appeal for Unity and Swift Action:
Reiterating the need for unity, Speaker Abbas implored citizens to appreciate their differences and collaborate in tackling shared challenges rather than resorting to violence.
He also called upon multiple security services to act promptly and decisively to restore stability in the Plateau region.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn