The Chairman and members of the House Committee has assured the Yobe State government that the House will investigate the remote and immediate cause of the abduction of Government Girls Science Technical Secondary School Students of Yobe State.
The Committee of the House, under the Chairman, Hon Yusuf Buba Yakubu, who paid a courtesy call at the Government House Damaturu, Yobe State, said through the Ad-hoc committee that extends the committee’s sympathy to government and good people of the state over accidents.
He disclosed that the 12-man committee, would seriously investigate the reason and purpose why military were withdrawn a few days before suspected members of Boko Haram abducted over 100 children in a secondary school and report back within a four-week time frame.
According to him, “the aim of the committee is to find lasting solutions to the issues of abduction and other security matters for peace to reign in the North East and the country at large.”
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, who was represented by his deputy, Abubakar D Aliyu, has commended the Federal Government, Speaker of the House of Representatives and the entire members for the establishment of the Committee.
He said that, it is the hope of the State Government, as well as the Federal Government to see that all those under Boko Haram captivity are release very soon.
The Deputy Governor, urged the Committee to contact all stakeholders in Dapchi Abduction debacle for accurate and correct information on the situations that led to the abduction of the school girls for onward delivery to the Federal Government.
He appealed for a strategy to put an end to such occurrences in the state and the country at large.
He also emphasised the appropriate use of information provided by either communities or agencies by the security personnel, adding that Yobe State Government has put in place machineries for providing such information at all levels.