- President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security chiefs in the country to rout out bandits terrorising the Zamfara, Katsina and Kaduna states within the shortest time possible
- President Buhari expressed displeasure over wanton destruction of lives and property in the three states
- The president has vowed that the federal government would not spare anyone found wanting
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure over wanton destruction of lives and property in Zamfara, Katsina and Kaduna states, vowing that the federal government would not spare anyone found wanting.
President Buhari directed security chiefs in the country to rout out bandits terrorising the three states within the shortest time possible, Vanguard reports
Legit.ng gathers that the president spoke through the governor of Katsina state, Aminu Bello Masari.
Masari visited Yar Santa and Tsamiyar Jino villages in Kankara local government to condole with the people over recent terrorist attacks on the communities resulting in the loss of lives and property running into millions of naira.
A statement his senior special assistant on media, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi, the governor said: “We will not hesitate to deal appropriately with anyone found to be connected, or in anyway involved, in the banditry.
“Peace and nomalcy must return to the the area, as securing lives and property is the essence of government, and failure to do that is tantamount to shirking the responsibility of the oath of office.
“Be rest assured that government will not abandon you in your hour of need, because we will take the fight to the bandits where ever they may be.
“Security and the maintenance of law and order are beyond the capacity of the men and officers of the security agencies. Therefore, there is the need for everyone, especially leaders in the society, to contribute towards ensuring the safety and security of their respective environment."
Legit.ng previously reported that suspected gunmen reportedly killed no fewer than three people in a fresh attack in Anguwan Aku village, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.
The state government announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kajuru local government area of the state following the incident.
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Spokesman for the state government, Samuel Aruwan, said the imposition of the curfew was to avert any further breakdown of law and order and also to prevent the crisis from spilling over to other neighboring villages in the local government council.
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