The North East leaders , under the aegis of Coalition of North East Elders for Peace and Development , have demanded decisive actions to end Boko Haram terrorism .
While expressing concern over the security situation across the country , the coalition said “ the excuses being tendered by the Service Chiefs ” , were no longer tenable .
The Chairman of CNEEPD, Zana Goni , in a statement titled , ‘ We are tired of excuses , sack Service Chiefs now , ’ called on the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ), to rejig the country ’ s security architecture with a view to improving the security of Nigeria.
The statement reads partly , “ The worsening security situation in the country is further reinforcing the urgent need to inject new hands with fresh ideas to han dle the nation’s security architecture . We have seen that the security situation under the current service chiefs has reached an unbearable state .
“ There is no denying the fact that at this moment , the entire nation is distressed by the incessant mind less killing of our citizens and pillaging of defenseless com munities by insurgents , ban dits and kidnappers . There is no denying the fact also that these have resulted to indescribable agony, anguish and torment to the Nigerian citizens .