Concerned by what it described as recent development in the National Assembly where some senators neglected their primary duties as legislators and resort to blackmail of the nation’s security institutions, the Unified Nigerian Youth Forum, UNYF, has cautioned members of the senate to desist from distracting te Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris from carrying out his duties.
Speaking to journalists in Abuja, Comrades Abdulsalam Mohammed,
President, Unified Nigerian Youth Forum; Ibrahim Ahamadu, Coordinator, Northern Nigeria Youth for Good Governance; and Danjuma Usman of Concerned Youth for Better Leadership jointly said “we are concern at the recent development in the National Assembly were some senators neglected their primary duties as legislators and resort to blackmail of our security institutions.”
The group further noted that “our National Assembly should allow the Inspector General of Police, the acting chairman of the EFCC and other appointees of Mr. President to do their work according to the laws
”A critical assessment of the antics of this blackmailing senators have shown that this is an assault on our democracy by an institution which is supposed to be the touch bearer of our democracy but has become a defender of the collective rape of our patrimony which the said institutions being attacked are suppose to protect.
“All this character assassination, abuses, and frustration directed at the IGP, EFCC and other legal Appointees of Mr. President are orchestrated to frustrate Mr President against his fight on corruption.”
The group demanded “that the National Assembly should stop playing politics with the fight against corruption and other security institutions. The cessation attacks on the Inspector General of Police and the acting EFCC chairman should stop immediately and allow them to carry out their duties as demand and as enshrined in the 1999 constitution ofthe Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
They also advised President Mohammed Buhari to be wary of the
blackmailing materials been circulated all over the place, noting that “It is imperative at this juncture to advice Mr. President to be wary of the blackmailing materials been sold out on a daily bases against few active servants of his administration, because it is aimed at derailing the fight against corruption which Mr President has taking a