From Abba Kabara, Gusau.
Zamfara state Inter Party Advisory Committee, (IPAC) made up of various registered political parties has kicked against the declaration of emergency rule in the state.
Describing the action as retrogressive, the IPAC chairman Alhaji Sani Yusuf said the call was unwarranted, unpatriotic and devoid of rational thinking.
” in fact, we want put it on record that, those advocating for emergency rule don’t have any feeling or interest in the social and economic development of the state as a priority”, he declared.
The IPAC chairman reminded the APC led central government on the possible negative consequences and devastating impact of the policy on the welfare and security of citizens of Zamfara.
Yusuf said, rather than aggravating more hardship on the people, the federal government should device more strategies to end the scourge of banditry in the state and in other parts of the North-West.
He stressed that, those agitating for emergency rule were self-centred and insensitive to the political and economic development of the state.
“Our coalition of political parties in the state are solidly in support of the Federal and the state collaborative efforts in fighting banditry in the state”, he emphasizes.
He urged the federal government to ignore the baseless agitation and focus on the provision of more security devise to tackle the problem.