Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has reacted to the latest assault on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, and the overall insecurity within the nation.
Senator Mark, who has been silent for some time now, urged safety operatives to step as much as the challenges of securing lives and property to keep away from the implications of a resort to self-help.
Mark, in an announcement by paul Mumeh, his Media Adviser on Sunday, mentioned the shortcoming of the federal government and safety businesses to deal with the present safety disaster, would compel Nigerians to embark on self-help.
Based on him, “If a state Governor might be so overtly attacked, what would they not do to the peculiar residents.
“Let me state clearly that Benue individuals are receptive and accommodating. However this shouldn’t be misconstrued or mistaken for weak spot. Sufficient of this illness.
“That’s the state of affairs, we can’t ponder and should not be allowed to occur as a result of the implications can be catastrophic.”
Mark, who was the longest serving Senate President, urged the governor to make sure that he beefs up safety to guard the lives and properties of the Benue folks.
Based on him, Governor Ortom has lived as much as his oath of workplace, including that the governor had by no means compromised the safety of lives and properties of his folks.
Mark additionally urged residents of the state to be safety aware and guarantee they supply intelligence that may help the safety businesses in preventing the felony components.
Recall that Governor Samuel Ortom was on Saturday attacked by suspected herdsmen whereas he was getting back from his farm alongside Gboko-Makurdi street.
Assault on Ortom: Sufficient of this illness – David Mark