“We should not relent until our people are able to conduct their businesses without fears of attacks by bandits and kidnappers” he said Read more:
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar on Thursday in Katsina directed his officers and men on ground to locate and neutralise all suspected bandits and to submit weekly reports on their operations.
“We should not relent until our people are able to conduct their businesses without fears of attacks by bandits and kidnappers” he saidHe said, all logistics and equipment needed for the task shall be provided noting that “There should be no room for bandits and other criminals to operate”
ADVERTISEMENTDear valued readers, subscribe to the Daily Trust e-paper to continue enjoying our diet of authoritative news. Kindly subscribe hereWhile appealing for credible information and intelligence on the criminals from the locals, Abubakar said “Bandits are no ghosts; Kidnappers are no ghosts; If we are given intelligence on them this will assist us greatly and the country will be safe for all of us.
Katsina state governor,Aminu Bello Masari had earlier said that there would be no more negotiation or peace talk with bandits again in the state.Government’s withdrawal from negotiation with the bandits was informed by series of renewed attacks on some villages that left scores killed.
Masari said since the bandits did not honor the agreement they had signed earlier, the government would no longer engage them in peace talks.Masari said the state government signed agreement with the bandits and they promised to repent and leave the north-western part of the country, but according to him “they could not honor the agreement, thus betraying the people of Katsina state.
Speaking on Hausa service of the BBC in a live Instagram interview, the governor said among the bandits some are from Zamfara, Kaduna and even Niger Republic.He called on the federal government to provide adequate security personnel and facilities so as to succeed in the fight against banditry in the state.
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Sir, kill all those bandits that are worest then COVID19, not only in Katsina but all over Nigeria. I agree with you 💯 No na...who will help them with election irregularities Sick people!! Simple solution! Eradicate bandits and terrorists. And arrest the Governor Pls sir those caught should be publicly executed
Una no go tire 🤔 Like serious? Must your men be told on this one? Laughable! I'm starting to like this man. Kill all bandits in presido state. Presido state must have peace. Waste of time as the North will never know peace with this their almajiri system. After the Governor paid them heavily and even took pictures with a bandit brandishing his AK47
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