Angry Kastina Residents Protest- From Sandra Ugwu


Buhari is a native of Katsina.

On Tuesday morning, residents of the town protested against the attacks and killings by bandits.

This development is coming a week after Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, announced that his administration had pulled out of the peace deal with bandits.

The state government had entered a peace agreement with the gunmen. But despite the accord, communities in Katsina are still being attacked and residents killed.

On June 1, bandits shot dead 60-year-old Abu Atiku, district head of Yantumaki.

President Buhari

The gunmen also attacked some communities in Batsari LGA of the state, and killed the council’s APC chairman.

The protesters reportedly barricaded the Katsina/Kankara major highway and blocked the road leading to the town.

They were said to have been enraged by the kidnap of one Mansir Yusuf and his daughter by bandits around 1 am on Tuesday.

When Summitnews contacted Isah Gambo, spokesman of the state police command, he refused to react to the incident.

As of the time of filing this report the spokesman of the state police command was yet to respond to our correspondent


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