The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu has tasked Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime to come up with new strategy that will curtail and end cybercrime in the country.
The Emir was speaking when he received in audience, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime who paid him a courtesy visit at his palace.
Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu who regretted that, cybercrime has tarnished the image of the country, stressed the need for all hands to be on deck to overcome the situation.
“Let me appreciate and welcome you to my palace for this important visit. Your coming is timely, and we will support Her Excellency to do more for the benefit of less privileged citizens.
“Cybercrime has tarnished the image of this country but notwithstanding, I believe with this committee will overcome the situation.”
Speaking during the courtesy visit, the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Yakubu Oseni said the committee was in Bauchi for an official visit to Almuhibbah Foundation.
Senator Yakubu Oseni appealed to the Emir not to relent in his support and continue to pray for political office holders to succeed and for the peaceful coexistence of the country.
“Your Royal Highness, we are in Bauchi for an oversight function to Almuhibbah Foundation, and we acknowledge your support to us as politicians.”
” I want to specifically tell you that, Her Excellency; what she has done today that we are associating ourselves with her, will not only benefit the people of Bauchi State, but the people of Nigeria.”
The committee also visited Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, at the government house on the same issue on how to end cybercrime in the country.