Senator Ali Ndume reacted to the insurgency in the country as he called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to wake up and face his constitutional duty of saving lives and properties.
Ndume is the lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on the Army.
The senator decrying the insecurity ravaging the country, said the situation in the Northeast was getting worse everyday in this administration.
Speaking during an interview on Channels TV on Sunday Politics, Ndume emphasied that the resurgence of the Boko Haram /Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) kept increasing.
However, as he lamented on the increase of insecurity in his constituency and Nigeria at large.
“The situation in the Northeast, particularly Borno State is terrible. I can tell you that the situation is getting worse. There is a resurgence of the insurgency in the northeast.
“Terrorists recently attacked Askira and Damboa Local Government Areas of his state and killed some people while carting away foodstuff and other valuables.
“From the report I received, two people were killed in Damboa Local Government. Two people were also killed in Gumsuri, Damboa Local Government.
“In Askira, people scampered into the bush for safety. I have not gotten the true assessment of the situation or report on the lives lost,” he said.
Meanwhile, the APC senator responded to the Senator Enyinnanya Abaribe’s calls for President Buhari to resigned as unnecessary.
Daily Tells Nigeria had reported the decision of the Senate Minority leader, Senator Abaribe calling for President Buhari to resign and also passing vote of no confident on the Army and other security agencies.
Abaribe said: “Nigerians did not elect the Chief of Staff, Nigerians did not elect heads of Security, Nigerians elected President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 and in 2019,” he said.
Senate also passed a vote no-confidence on the military, police, and other security agencies in Nigeria.