In the wake of Monday morning bomb blast in Nyanya, which killed no fewer than 88 Nigerians and injured over 124 others, All Progressives Congress governors, reviewed the security situation in the country and concluded that the Federal Government had run out of ideas on how to checkmate terrorists and other criminals.
The governors, who commiserated with the families of the blast, regretted that the death of innocent Nigerians had become a daily occurrence with little respite.
The statement, which was released by the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum and governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, noted with concern that no fewer than 1000 innocent Nigerians had been slain in the last two weeks.
The PGF also commiserated with the parents and families f the candidates, who were killed over the weekend while trying to sit for the University Matriculations and Tertiary Examinations, UMTE, in Mmaiduguri in Borno State.
The PGF said the tragic deaths indicated a major failure on the part of the Federal Government.
The PGF noted: “As if failing to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency is not bad enough, the security situation has deteriorated to a level where so-called gunmen are now on the rampage across Nigeria, killing and maiming at will with no response from our poorly equipped and informed security operatives.
“Is it too much for government to, at the very least, identify the perpetrators of these terrible crimes?