Troops of the Nigerian Army neutralised two bandits and recovered some weapons after raiding one of their den in Gonan Bature East of Rijana and Kasarami farmhouse in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.
Army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, confirmed this in a statement, saying the bandits occupied the abandoned Kasarami farmhouse and used it as shelter and a place to keep kidnapped victims, The Nation reports.
Musa listed the recovered weapons as two AK 47 rifles, two AK 47 magazines, 51 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition and two techno cell phones.
He pledged the Nigerian Army’s commitment to protecting life and property of the citizens and urged the public to always provide useful information to tackle terrorism, banditry and other crimes in the country.
Meanwhile, Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has assured Nigerians that the insecurities in the country will soon be over.
The governor made this statement during an event by the Nigerian Air Force to commission the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari.
Governor El-Rufai who commissioned the detachment said that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to putting an end to insecurities in the country.
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