According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Nigerian House of Representative has allegedly called on the Federal Government to ensure the maximum security of all Nigerian schools against terrorist and armed bandit attacks.
This was made known following a motion moved by a member of the House of Reps, Hon. Musa Sarkin Adar, along with 75 other lawmakers during the Tuesday plenary.
The motion moved by Hon. Musa Sarkin Adar, states that; “In February, 2018, at about 5:50am, 110 school girls aged between 11-19 years were kidnapped from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.
“Similar attacks include Babington Junior Secondary School, Ikorodu, Lagos State; Turkish international Secondary School, Isheri in Ogun State; Lagos State Senior Model College, lgbonia in Lagos State and Government Girls Secondary School, Moriki in Zamfara State.
“The most recent attack [was] on Friday, December 11 2020 in a Government Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State where hundreds of the students were reportedly kidnapped by bandits.”
Following the motion by the lawmakers, the house therefore urged the federal government to urgently secure and put a stop to the recurrent attacks on the Nigerian educational sector by terrorists and armed bandits.