Sui­cide bombers dec­i­mat­ing North-East’s pop­u­la­tion -Sen Nyako

Daily Trust - - INSIDE POLITICS - By Terkula Igidi

Sen­a­tor Ab­dul’ Aziz Mur­tala Nyako (APC Adamawa Cen­tral) has de­cried the in­creas­ing rate of sui­cide bombers in the North­east­ern re­gion, say­ing it is re­duc­ing the pop­u­la­tion of the zone.

In a state­ment is­sued in Abuja, the sen­a­tor lamented over the lat­est bomb­ing at Jam­butu in Yola, and that of Maiduguri in a mosque, last Fri­day, which led to the death of about 60 per­sons and in­jur­ing over 100 oth­ers.

Ac­cord­ing to him, the killings have be­come a re­cur­ring dec­i­mal that was grad­u­ally an­ni­hi­lat­ing the chil­dren, youth and aged, thereby weak­en­ing the so­cioe­co­nomic strength of the zone.

The state­ment added that the sui­cide at­tacks if not ar­rested would jeop­ar­dize the eco­nomic growth of the re­gion in the near­est fu­ture.

“At the mo­ment, the pop­u­la­tion In­ter­nally Dis­placed Per­sons (IDPs) has risen to an undis­closed num­ber and with the con­tin­u­ous killings, the chil­dren and youths from the North-East will be wiped out,”

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