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Worsening insecurity: Lawmakers shed tears in Katsina over bandits

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Two members of the Katsina State Home of Meeting members couldn’t assist however shed tears on Monday whereas deliberating on the worsening state of insecurity within the state.

Through the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Tasi’u Maigari, the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu-Tafoki, in a movement of pressing public significance, decried how regardless of authorities and safety companies’ efforts, the insecurity scenario within the state appears to be growing.

Dalhatu-Taofiki, urged the federal government along side safety companies, to undertake a brand new strategy and likewise enhance the variety of outposts, particularly within the affected areas to tame the menace of banditry within the state.

“The safety operative want to extend their outposts throughout the state, particularly within the areas principally disturbed by the bandits

“The outposts in these areas aren’t sufficient, they can’t overpower the bandits, regardless of the large quantities of cash being spent on them,” he lamented.

Whereas reacting to the movement, Alhaji Haruna Goma, member representing Dandume Constituency, couldn’t maintain again his tears as he narrated how the merciless bandits wasted the lives of not lower than 11 individuals and kidnapped scores in Dandume not too long ago.

Goma appealed to the federal government to behave quick to keep away from extra members of the neighborhood being wasted by the heartless bandits.

Equally, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, member representing Funtua constituency, equally wept why recounting how the hoodlums terrorised their communities within the final one month, killing and kidnapping scores.

In keeping with the lawmaker representing Katsina constituency, the insecurity problem bedecking the state is unimaginable, noting that about 32 out of the 34 LGAs within the state are actually being threatened by the bandits.

He additionally referred to as on the federal government to do a evaluate of its expenditures on safety as there appears to be no seen enchancment.

The lawmakers, after the deliberation, unanimously adopted the movement and referred to as on all related authorities to look into the problem within the curiosity of the state.

Of their bid to discover a manner out of the dilemma, the home additionally resolved to ask to a gathering the state’s representatives on the Nationwide Meeting, the state’s government arm, in addition to heads of safety companies within the state.

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