Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana(SAN), on Tuesday accused the National Assembly of playing with the nation’s security.
Falana, while appearing as a guest on Channels television programme, Sunrise Daily, blamed the National Assembly for not creating state police.
“With profound respect, the members of the National Assembly are toying with the security of our country.
“How can the senate in this stage and time be passing resolution asking for state police or the House of Representatives requesting the President to come and address the members of the National Assembly on the security situation in the country,” he stated.
Falana’s remarks follows a series of attacks and security breaches in several parts of the country.
He believes that the creation of state police would help address the numerous threats considering the shortage of police personnel in the country.
“Why have they (the lawmakers) not moved the motion for the creation of state police?” he asked.
Lamenting the spate of attacks in the country, Falana recalled that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) was empowered by President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration to carry arms with a view to assist the police in addressing security challenges in the country.