Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has challenged security agencies to quickly end banditry and other insecurity challenges in parts of the country.
Mrs Buhari who made the call on Saturday in Katsina State while distributing relief materials to over 25,000 victims of bandits attacks, said it was necessary to degrade the criminals before they end the civil population.
“The security agencies should either assist to take action or allow the situation to continue until bandits finished killing our people,” she said.
Mrs Buhari said that all well-meaning Nigerians should talk about things that were going wrong in the country, so as to elicit necessary action.
“We are not supposed to be here giving rice, milk and other items to victims of an incident during Ramadan period.
“We should not keep silent while things are happening, thinking that if something happens today, it will not happen tomorrow,
“What happened today, will happen tomorrow, it will also happen next tomorrow if we keep silent.
“It is compulsory to speak the truth, it is not proper for us to give the highest number of votes during the general elections and allow bandits to continue killing people and keep quiet.
“We must speak on whatever is going wrong in the country,” she said.
Mrs Buhari said that she and the wives of former governors of Nasarawa, Bayelsa, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom (Sen. Godswill Akpabio), were among those who donated the relief materials to the victims.
Earlier, the District Head of Katsina, Alhaji Aminu Abdulmumini, thanked the President’s wife for the gesture.