In a motion raised, Thursday, 23rd December, 2022 on the floor of the house by Hon. Gideon Lucas Gwani, Minority Whip and member, representing Kaura Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, he drew the attention of the house to the dastard killings in his constituency by vicious terrorists.
According to the federal lawmaker, Sunday 17th December 2022 Terrorist unleashed terror on the People of Mallagum Village in Kagoro and neighbouring Communities killed 37 persons, stole grains and destroyed properties worth Millions of Naira among others.
Adding that, these terror attacks have been going on repeatedly within Kaura Federal Constituency without proactive measures initiated to avert these ugly terror attacks on the people of Kaura Local Government.
The House of Representatives passed several resolutions on similar motions and communicated its resolutions to all security agencies, but unfortunately no positive actions yielded from it. Concerned that if no stringent security measures are taken to safeguard the lives of our people in compliance with Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) particularly Section 14 (2) (b) which clearly states thus: that the security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government; it might constitute threat to National Security.
Resolved to: (i) Observe a Minute Silence as a mark of respect to all those killed in the terror attack in Kaura L.G.A, of Kaduna State; (ii) Urge the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately provide relief materials to the victims of the attacks in Kaura Local Government Area; (iii) Urge the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria to as a matter of urgency, direct the Chief of Defence Staff to initiate a coordinated Joint Security Operation and provide aerial surveillance and support to flush out the terrorist and destroy their camps in defence of lives of innocent Nigerians and avoid reoccurrence; (v) urge the Inspector General of Police to implement Part XIV, Section (133) of the Nigeria Police Act, 2022 by establishing the Community Policing Committee to carry out its functions as provided under the Act, for the purpose of securing our communities and also provide a Mobile Police Force Squadron formation in the affected communities.
Last 2 weeks, before the malagum and Songwong killings Gwani facilitated the distribution of relief materials by NEMA worth millions of naira to victims of the recent attacks in Madamai and Agban.