Reps To Unravel Circumstances Behind Kuje Jail Break

reps
Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

The House of Representatives has promised to unravel the circumstances that led to the July 5 Kuje jail break by suspected Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP).

Rep. Sha’aban Sharada, the Chairman House Committee on National Security and Intelligence, said this on Monday at the resumed investigative hearing of the terrorists’ attack on Nigerian correctional Centre, Kuje in Abuja.

Dandal Kura Radio International had reported that reps had on July 22, set up a joint committee on National Security and Intelligence and security related committees to investigate the causes and effects of Kuje attack.

Other members of the committee include Rep. Anayo Edwin, Chairman, House Committee on Reformatory Institution and Rep. Abdulrasaq Namdas, Chairman, House Committee on Army.

Sharada, who is the lead Chairman of the joint committee, assured the public that members would not spare anyone in the security breach.

He said the House would trace the circumstances that led to the incident, adding that deliberate efforts would be made to ascertain the security situation within and around the facility.

He said measures would be put in place to safeguard the reoccurrence around the facility and others around the country.

He said that the House would also ensure the monitoring of measures put in place to protect lives and property of residents in the FCT and those of all Nigerians.

He reassured Nigerians that the joint committee would be thorough, firm and objective in carrying out its assigned responsibility.

Leave a Reply