A strain group, Yoruba Ronu Management Discussion board, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to arrange sociological inquiry as a approach of tackling banditry and insurgency within the nation.
The discussion board mentioned this in a press release signed on Wednesday by its President, Mr. Akin Malaolu, whereas recalling that the president had earlier contemplated the stratagem whose time had come for implementation.
Based on Malaolu, since use of power has not yielded desired consequence, there may be have to interrogate the causes and deal with them appropriately, NAN stories.
“At this stage of our safety situation, authorities should as an obligation patronise the academia to assist discover out the explanations for Islamic insurgency, banditry and different impunity.
“The findings and outcomes can add extra to our information of why people commit crimes which can be bestial.
“It should be famous that it is just authorities that may fund researches in any nation and Nigeria can’t be an exception.
“We recall President Buhari promised to setup a sociological inquiry approach again in 2016 on the Financial Group of West African States (ECOWAS) safety summit held in Togo.
“The summit was held to handle actions of Islamic insurgents that have been killing, kidnapping and bombing human settlements.
“We’re unhappy over the continued shedding of blood, spasm of communal clashes and different heinous crimes which have defied high quality options in addition to holding the nation down.
“This spate of insecurity, if not curtailed can assume a revolutionary trend due to negative comments on the government,” he mentioned.
The group mentioned it shared Buhari’s view on enquiry and made efforts in the direction of reaching the target, noting that solely authorities might make the nation to learn from it.
“We as a accountable cultural and management discussion board had in September 2017 submitted the modalities for sociological analysis to the presidency for its consideration, however so far nothing has been heard.
“Today, we can all see at a glance that government administrators are at their wits end while the masses are in sorrow and fear.”
Malaolu mentioned nations around the globe had been adopting such measures to unravel peculiar issues.
“In 1945, the then Republic of Sudan called in a sociologist by the name Nadal to help find out the reasons for separatist movements in Sudan.”
Nonetheless, the group recommended Buhari-led administration for its untiring efforts to stem insecurity within the nation, saying nobody ought to play politics with the scenario.
“We should warning leaders throughout the nation to not play politics with our collective difficulties at this stage; will probably be irresponsible to take action.
“Our prayers go to those who lost loved ones to this general madness (insecurity) and to those in pain, we pray that God heals all in good speed,” he mentioned.
Based on him, the nation’s safety forces are combating Boko haram insurgency in North-East which has pledged allegiance to international terrorist group, ISIS, along with banditry and kidnapping within the nation.