New York— Nigerians in Diaspora have called on Federal Government to ensure that perpetrators of the Christmas Day bombing in Madalla, Niger, are punished.
Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation in the Americas, NIDOA, made the call in a statement by Mr Ganiyu Dada, Chairman, Board of Directors, Chief Gabe Okoye, Secretary, and Madam Zainab Sheni, Public Relations Officer.
The group stated: “We stand in solidarity with Nigeria to mourn with the families of those who lost their loved ones in the Christmas day bomb blasts.
“We supplicate to God to grant each family the fortitude to bear the loss as we continue to pray for the complete recovery of those injured.”
“But as we deal with this tragedy, NIDOA wants to encourage the Federal Government of Nigeria to re-evaluate its current state of security, with a view to upgrading the efficiency of its intelligence gathering apparatus”.
“A properly targeted intelligence gathering scheme will expose devilish plots of this nature and prevent them from occurring.
“NIDOA stands ready to provide experts to work with the Federal Government to improve the security of the country.”
It said the generality of the masses needed to be educated to be extremely vigilant, while carrying out their daily businesses.
Similarly, a Northern Nigeria group, Zumunta Association, U.S. chapter, appealed to the Federal Government to deal with the current security challenges in the country.
The statement, signed by Dr Ezekiel Macham, the association’s President General, Dr Ibrahim Salau, Secretary, and Mrs Lami Dogonyaro, Public Relations Officer, urged the security agencies to work harder to tackle the current security problem in Nigeria.