Niggereia senate has blamed the security chiefs base on the security challenges we have in this country since 2009 they made this statement in their gathering on Wednesday
The upper chamber of the Nations Assembly on Wednesday blamed the insecurity bedeviling the nation on vacuum of intelligence gathering at the grassroots created by the 1976 local government reform.
The Senate also blamed removal of traditional rulers from administrative structure of respective local government councils across the country through the reform as also one of the factors that cause insecurity in the country.The Senate said that this development created vacuum of intelligence gathering at the grassroots, which culminated into all manner of insecurity in the country today from Boko Haram to Armed Banditry and even herdsmen/farmers clashes.
Specifically the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan in his remarks after conferment of Ganuwan Kebbi title on him by the Emir of Argungun, Alhaji Muhammad Mera at the National Assembly, bemoaned the removal of traditional rulers from governance, particularly at the local government councils in 1976.
He said: “The traditional fathers have always been supportive of government. We from the Northern part of the country know that in the past that the traditional rulership played a very key stabilizing role in administration which is highly needed now