President Buhari has ordered the Nigerian Army to fish out the bandits and thieves who have taken over the communities in Katsina and its environs.
This was announced by the Presidential Spokesperson Garba Shehu, in a statement he issued, saying the President ordered a special programme to carry out the extortion.
This is coming a few days after Oby Ezekwesili challenged the President to end the killings in Kaduna, Katsina and other parts of the country.
According to Garba’s statement, special forces are currently in operation, but that their activities would not be exposed. He added that the troops responsible for the planning had already arrived in the state to set up a military base for the mission.
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“President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the army to carry out a special program for the extortion of thieves and kidnappers who have taken control of Katsina State and its environs“, Bashir Ahmad, President Buhari’s SA on New Media also confirmed in a tweet.
Shugaba Muhammadu Buhari ya bai wa sojoji umarnin gudanar da shiri na musamman domin fatattakar barayi da masu garkuwa da mutane da suka addabi jihar Katsina da kewayen ta. https://t.co/L0J1r4OXyU
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 17, 2020
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