The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on security.

PDP National Executive Council, NEC, made the call while lamenting the state of insecurity in Nigeria.

The party lamented that the spate of insecurity was due to Buhari’s misrule.

PDP NEC, in a series of tweets on the party’s verified Twitter, handle also urged the president to convoke a national conference on security.

The tweets read: “NEC lamented the heightened insecurity pervading all parts of our nation due primarily to the misrule of President @MBuhari and @OfficialAPCNg as well as their failure to decisively tackle the menace of terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, bloodletting and acts of violence in our country.

“NEC urged President @MBuhari to immediately declare a national state of emergency on security.

“NEC also urged President @MBuhari, without delay, convoke a national conference on Security to galvanize ideas and options to tackle insecurity in our country.

“NEC further commended the efforts of governors, senators, House of Representatives members and other officials elected on the platform of the @OfficialPDPNig in forcefully seeking solutions to the spate of insecurity in our country.”