(By Chris K.Amadi)- The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, has cried out that the North is not safe because of the activities of bandits.
Speaking at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council, NIREC, in Abuja, on Thursday observed that the region is the worst place in the country,and that AK 47 wielding bandits go around in the villages, households and markets unchallenged.
Accordingto the monarch, “Security situation in northern Nigeria has assumed a worrisome situation.
“People think North is safe, but that assumption is not true. In fact, it’s the worst place to be in this country.
“Because bandits go around in the villages, households and markets with their AK 47 and nobody is challenging them.”
Meanwhile, scurity operatives have been contending with security issues in parts of Nigeria, and it is not clear if they being overwhemedby the situation.