Gov Buni Warns Against Breach of Peace In Yobe

Mai Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe state

The Governor of Yobe State, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has warned that government would not condone any act capable of breaching public peace in the state.

In a statement released by the DG, Press and Media Affairs to the Governor, Mamman Mohammed, Buni gave the directive on Tuesday, saying government will not compromise safety and security of its citizens for anything.

He said government shall stand firm against anything and anyone that disrupts the relative peace and harmony enjoyed across the state.

“We have had very bitter experience of breach of peace for quite a long time in the state. We can not afford to have any more.

“We are recovering from a protracted security challenge. We must avoid any issue capable of threatening our hard earned peace, ” Governor Buni advised.

He charged members of organizations, and associations to always channel their grievances through constituted authorities and must not in any way take the laws into their hands.

Gov. Buni also admonished parents and guardians to advise their wards on the dangers of causing disaffection and disrupting public peace, saying that the government would deal with anyone who constituted a threat to public peace.

Meanwhile, Gov. Buni has directed the Secretary to the State Government, Alh. Baba Malam Wali, heads of security agencies, Yobe State Road Transport Agency (YOROTA) and the leadership of Tricycle (Keke Napep) Commercial Operators Association to draw a clear and unambiguous, additional measures that guarantees the security of the citizens, and to improve the operations of Tricycle commercial operators across the state.

He said the measures should resolve all areas of differences between Keke Napep operators, YOROTA, and security agencies to improve safety, and harmony among road users and the regulators.