Fear, Tension As Bandits Kidnap 87, Loot Shops In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Date: 19-03-2024 9:42 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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The recent spate of attacks by bandits in Kaduna State, particularly in Kajuru Local Government Area, is deeply concerning and highlights the urgent need for enhanced security measures in the region.

The abduction of 87 individuals from Kajuru-Station community, coming just 48 hours after another attack in Dogon Noma Ungwan Community where 14 residents were abducted, underscores the brazenness and impunity with which these criminal elements operate.

The fact that these attacks occurred while residents were asleep or about to go to bed further emphasizes the vulnerability of communities to such acts of violence and underscores the need for heightened vigilance and security measures, particularly in rural areas.

The reported looting of nearby shops and theft of food items and valuables by the bandits adds to the distress and economic hardship faced by the affected communities.

The lack of immediate reaction or response from the Kaduna State Police Command and the state’s Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs raises concerns about the adequacy of security measures and the capacity of authorities to address the escalating security challenges in the state.

The arrival of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, to confer with Governor Uba Sani on the way forward is a welcome development. It highlights the recognition of the gravity of the situation and the need for coordinated efforts between the military and civil authorities to address the security threats effectively.

The residents of Kajuru and Chikun Local Government Areas, as well as other affected communities, deserve to live in peace and security. It is imperative that all relevant stakeholders work together to urgently address the root causes of insecurity and implement robust measures to protect the lives and property of citizens.

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