The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to declare a national emergency on ritual killings across the country.
The development was part of the resolutions reached by the lawmakers on a motion of urgent public importance entitled ‘Need to Curb the Rising Trend of Ritual Killings in Nigeria.’
According to the Law makers, ritual killing had recently become a trend across the country as video clips of such activities involving adults and even teenagers continue to emerge online.
They noted that, the happenings had called for attention and fastidious action, whereby, they needed to stem such acts with appropriate techniques.
The Law makers however called on Nigerians’ Parents to instill moral values and proper disciplinary measures in their children.