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Zamfara: Military onslaught forces bandits to relocate to Katsina



A conventional ruler, the district Head of Batsari in Katsina State, Alhaji Tukur Mu’azu, has lamented that bandits who escaped from the navy onslaught in Zamfara State are actually relocating to Katsina State, particularly to communities and villages inside Batsari Native Authorities Space of the State.

The district head gave the names of the communities the place the bandits are actually erecting their tents and hiding as Yaso Duba, Sabon-garin Dunburawa, Baking – Ragi and Labor.

Based on the district Head, the relocation of the bandits to Katsina state was because of the strain on them within the forests of Zamfara and Katsina States.

He defined that the affected communities are severely affected by safety threats because the residents aren’t be capable of harvest their crops due to the worry of bandits within the areas.

Alhaji Mua’zu appealed to the safety chiefs to deploy extra safety operatives to the affected areas in order that farmers can harvest their crops.

“Batsari Native Authorities Space of Katsina State is among the areas worse hit by insurgency attributable to its proximity to Zamfara State and the dreaded Rugu Forest.


“We’re predominantly farmers, who domesticate largely sesame, millets, maize, guinea corn, candy potatoes and sugarcane, amongst different crops, however banditry actions have diminished our efforts.”

The District Head mentioned that he appreciated the successes recorded by the safety companies as bandits are not any lengthy ravaging each Katsina and Zamfara states as they used to do.

Alhaji Mua’zu mentioned the success couldn’t be unconnected to the continuing onslaught towards the bandits within the forests, in addition to the stiff safety measures enforced by the Zamfara lState Authorities.

The district head suggested residents to train persistence, at the same time as they’re dealing with hardship of their official endeavors, stating that with the success being recorded, banditry actions would quickly come to an finish.

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