The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has described as fake the commitment by the federal government to evacuate students currently trapped in the crisis-ridden Sudan.
A statement signed by executive director of CISLAC, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, Saturday, lamented that the students are forced to take their destinies into their own hands.
Rafsanjani said some students have to take pay money to the bus drivers conveying them while the government didn’t bother to give any reason or justification for that.
Auwal added that the government has a constitutional responsibility to ensure that the rights of the citizens are protected internally and externally.
While calling on the government to take advantage of the opportunity given by the Sudanese government to urgently evacuate the students, Rafsanjani said if nothing is done to address the situation, Nigerian students might start dying.
He also called on state governors whose subjects are also trapped in Sudan to help evacuate them immediately.
The CISLAC boss further appealed to private individuals and private organisations to support the evacuation of students, lamenting that the government has failed in its responsibility to evacuate the children of the poor masses schooling in Sudan.