Nigeria React As Lawmaker Protest Barefoot To Demand Release Of Abducted Train Passengers


Bamidele Salam, A lawmaker representing the Ede-North/Ede-South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency in Osun State in the House of Representatives has staged alone protest walk in Abuja against insecurity in Nigeria. reports that the Salam walked barefooted from the Unity Fountain in the Maitama neighborhood  to the National Assembly Complex, clothed in black on Wednesday, June 1. recalls the terrorists executed an attack on the Abuja-Kaduna bound train abducting victims and killing other son March 28.

Disturbed by the rising insecurity in the country, the lawmaker criticized the failed attempt to implement a number of resolutions that has been passed to the executive arm of the Federal Government, led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

He lamented that despite threats from their kidnappers, the government had failed to rescue the kidnapped passengers on the Abuja-Kaduna train that had been assaulted by terrorists three months ago.

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“President Muhammadu Buhari, please do more to guarantee the freedom of the Kaduna train abductees and other Nigerians held captive,” the legislator stated on his placard.

The action of the lawmaker has caused a stir amongst social media users who commended him for demanding the rescue of the abducted passengers.

Some of the reactions culled by this publication below;

Reactiong one iam_mayaki wrote; ”What house members should be talking about, instead incompetent lawan says he wants to be president… Yeye dey smell… Thank u honorable law maker”.

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