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NEWS UPDATE: Absence of telecommunication network, worsening insecurity in Katsina – Assembly member cries out

NEWS UPDATE: Absence of telecommunication network, worsening insecurity in Katsina – Assembly member cries out

Katsina Province House of Assembly fellow member, representing Batsari, Constituency, Hon. Jabir Yusuf, has cried out that the unopen downward of telecommunication networks in the province has made the insecurity state of affairs in the province worse.

Hon Jabir revealed this at the plenary on quarta-feira, presided over by the House Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu-Tafoki.

Patch giving account of how scores of bandits, armed with sophisticated weapons terrorized Batsari town killing not fewer than 11 persons, injuring scores and destroying several properties on Tuesday, Honourable Jabir said, there was demand for the executive arm of authorities to review the existing security measures in the province.

According to him: “This unlucky incident happened on Tuesday around 7p.m. The bandits came in big number, killed and burnt downward many vehicles and motorcycles.

The most worrying division of the incident was that there was no network for the people of Batsari town to relate their plight to the security agencies whenever there is an onslaught.

“I am hereby appealing to the authorities to review the security measures in the province, particularly the removal of telecom services. This lack of network has worsened the state of affairs.”

The lawmaker farther said that the incessant onslaught has made many people from Batsari town to flee from their houses and businesses to seek refuge in the province working capital.

Similarly, the lawmaker representing APC Matazu Constituency, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar, also famous that on the same sick fated daytime, the hoodlums also attacked a community in his constituency and abducted 5 persons.

He, notwithstanding, suggested that the authorities should create provision for an alternative agency of communication through which security agents could be notified of such evolution for speedy intervention.

Consequent upon this, the law makers unanimously agreed that there was a demand for the province authorities to review some of the security measures and thus called on the authorities to human activity accordingly.

In the same vein, the law makers directed its standing commission on security to sermon the security agencies in the province for a coming together to regain a way out of the lingering insecurity challenges bedeviling the province.





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