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Kebbi School abduction: Danger signal to security in North-West – Gov. El-Rufai




Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described the latest abduction of college kids in Kebbi as a hazard sign to safety within the North-West area.


El-Rufai made the assertion on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi when he paid a sympathy go to on Gov. Atiku Bagudu, NAN stories

He mentioned it was saddening that the criminality that plagued some states within the north had crept into Kebbi.

“We had been very pleased that the challenges of banditry and kidnapping that plagued Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and even Kaduna didn’t have an effect on Kebbi.

“Kebbi was an Island of peace in a sea of banditry, the latest growth is disturbing, it portends a severe hazard to safety within the North-West area” he mentioned.

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The governor acknowledged that the insecurity at present affecting the state would negatively impression on meals manufacturing.

“Kebbi has turn into the centre of rice manufacturing within the nation, rice is eaten by many Nigerians, that is another excuse this growth is disturbing,” he mentioned.

El-Rufai additionally defined that the Kaduna state authorities is doing its finest to sort out the safety challenges within the state, and counseled the Federal Authorities for its help.

“As a state authorities, there’s a restrict to what we are able to do, we’ve no full management over the military, the police or the air pressure.

“The safety companies have been doing their finest, all of us must do extra, all of us need to play our roles within the circumstance we discover ourselves,” he mentioned.

The governor expressed optimism that the safety challenges within the area would quickly be fully stamped out.

In his remarks, Bagudu, counseled El-Rufai for the go to and prayers for the state, saying that he had proven seen dedication to the battle towards insecurity.

“You could have championed collection of conferences to foster inter-state collaboration in tackling this monster,” he mentioned.

Bagudu mentioned that the kidnapping of college kids was a direct affront on the way forward for the nation and never simply Kebbi.

The governor counseled safety companies for the proactive steps being taken to rescue the scholars.

“We have to all present dedication in the direction of restoring regulation and order in our land, we can not enable one of these incidents to intimidate us,” he mentioned.

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