Borno state House of Assembly has faulted the way and manner the federal government is handling security situation in the state. The state Assembly has queried that the situation is rather getting worse, particularly with attacks which has increasingly resulted into loss of lives and property in different parts of the state.
The House leader, Hon. Idrissa Jidda while expressing displeasure over the handling of security situation by the federal government under President Goodluck Jonathan said, the House would always stand by the doggedness of the state governor, Kashim Shettima in his handling of state matters, especially with regards to the current security challenges
He said, governor Kashim Shettima is striving hard to see that the state overcomes challenges of insecurity at all cost and as such, called on all members to stand by the governor and ensure that all possible ways of finding lasting solution to the ongoing crises situation is achieved.
Also speaking, member representing Damboa constituency in the House, Hon. Ayemu Gwasha said that governor Kashim Shettima was an exceptional leader, adding that, despite all odds, he tries to maintain peace in the chaotic situation that the state found itself today.
He said the governor had on many occasions consoled bereaved families and assisted people who were suffering from distress due to the campaign of the insurgents .
Similarly, members representing Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Hon. Abubakar Tijjani, as well as that of Kwaya Kusar state constituency, Hon. Saleh Banga, and Hon. Rawa Goni, who spoke in the same vein called for continuous support for governor Shettima, urging the House to take a prompt decision by passing vote of confidence on the governor.