KADUNA State Governor Malam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has called for sustained collaboration between communities and security forces to overcome banditry.
The governor stated this in a message to the people of Birnin Gwari following recent attacks by bandits at Doka and Maganda villages.
A government statement issued by the governor’s media aide Samuel Aruwan noted that the governor received with sadness reports of bandit attacks in these villages.
He, however, praised the communities for their vigilance and their collaboration with the military to thwart the attacks.
While offering his condolences to the communities and the military over the incident, the governor said that the government is monitoring developments in Birnin Gwari local government.
He reiterated the firm resolve of the government to overcome rural banditry, with the support of communities and the assistance of security assets provided by the Federal Government.
The statement disclosed that sustained vigilance by communities and the information they provide are very crucial to assisting the security agencies.
The statement reiterated that the government threats every security information with the utmost agency, as it discharges its obligation to protect lives and property.
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