Masari Reacts To Katsina Killings
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has assured the people of the state that his administration was doing all it could to stop the killings in different areas of the state.
Masari said this when he received the people of Batsari Local Government Area, where 18 farmers were killed by bandits on Tuesday morning.
The Governor, while receiving the people who came to the Government House to complain about the incessant killing of their people by bandits, said he would table the matter before the President.
“I feel it better than you feel, because I know Allah will ask me on the Day of Judgement.
“It is our duty to protect lives and property in the state, yet, this is what is happening, we are doing our best.
“You bear me witness that wherever such incident occurred, I visit the community and tell them our commitment toward addressing the menace.
“We are going to table the problem of insecurity challenges bedeviling all the northern states before Mr President tomorrow,” NAN quoted him as saying.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation, Aminu Ruma, told the governor that the victims were killed in their farmlands in Yar-gamji village of Batsari Local Government Area, adding that some farmers were still missing after the attack.
Ruma disclosed that the bandits also rustled some cows that belonged to the victims.
“People of Batsari, Safana and Danmusa Local Government Areas will not plant crops this year for fear of bandits attack,” he said.
Meanwhile, Naija News also reports the Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of five members of the local vigilante by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area of the State.
This was made known in a statement on Tuesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isa.