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The State House of Assembly has passed a resolution condemning the abduction of about one hundred and ten school girls from Government Girls Science and Technical Collage Dapchi in Yobe state.

The House urged the Federal Government to take urgent measures by deploying all the necessary security, apparatus so as to ensure their safe rescue as well apprehending their abductors.
The resolution was sequel to a motion sponsored by the member representing Anambra East Constituency Chief Obinna Emmeneka and twenty eight others during yesterday plenary.
Chief Emeneka lamented that those tender school girls while in captivity are usually subjected to sexual abuse, physical torture and sometimes exposed to illicit drug abuse.
The Lawmaker regretted that these series of kidnappings have led to the closure of other schools within the locality, thereby posing a serious threat to the campaign on the propagation of girl child education which is one of the Sustainable Development Goals set up by the United Nations to be achieved by the year 2030.
In her contribution, the member representing Orumba South Constituency, Princess Nikky Ugochukwu urged President Muhamadu Buhari to take urgent steps to rescue the girls from their abductors to assuage the pains inflicted on their parents by the ugly incident.
The member representing Dunukofia Constituency and Chief Whip Chief Lawrence Ezeudu urged President Buhari to relief all the security Chiefs of duty and replace them with competent ones since they have failed to secure the country, while his Njikoka Constituency One counterpart, Dr. Timothy Ifedioramma described the incident as most unfortunate.
Speaker of the Assembly, Barrister Rita Maduagwu urged the Federal Government to rise to the occasion by apprehending the abductors of the girls.
Also at the plenary, a bill for a law to prohibit hawking of any medicinal drug in Anambra state sponsored by Dr. Nnamdi Okafor, representing Awka Constituency One scaled first reading.

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