The National ?President of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN)Mallam Abdulazeez Sirajudeen Folayemi ?has called on the Federal government to declare a state of emergency and total overhaul on the nations security outfit having failed in their responsibility etyto protect the citizens of this country.
He made this known on Sunday in Minna at the occasion of the 60th anniversary lecture of MSSN for the north central zone with the theme ‘MSSN impact, problem and prospects’ that the authority should stop politicising the nation’s security situation and come up with a proactive measure to make Nigeria a safe place to live.
Folayemi stated that indication has shown that the nation security forces were not on top of situation with the twice explosions at Nyanya almost at the same arena despite the check points all over the place.
“A state of emergency should be declared on the nation’s security outfit as it is evidence that the insurgency has continued to beat their arsenals while the innocent masses continue to be the victims, we said say there should be a total overhaul of the nation’s security system” he said.
The President noted that the millions of muslim students in Nigeria and the diaspora rejected the activities of the insurgency in totality as the society has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency deploy all machinery towards ensuring that the 234 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok are rescued urging the nation to wear a mourning outlook and all flags should flown at half until the students are rescued.
Chairman of the occasion and Secretary General of Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Prof. Ishaq Olayode urged the society to remained indivisible forum capable of propagating the real Islamic teachings in order to realized the objective of the society even as he appealed to them to be hardworking in their studies and conduct themselves in a proper manner devoid of violence.
He noted that MSSN has since became the voice of Islam and the muslim ummah in Nigeria but started going backward from early 80s as he called on them to start organizing positive activities to brace up with present challenges confronting our society.
The event was witnessed by several clerics within the zone which include Niger, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Benue, Plateau and Abuja FCT.