The Student’s of Federal University, Gusau took to the street of Zamfara State capital over incessant Abduction of Colleague’s.
Zamfara is a state battling to rescue itself from several years of decay, caused by the activities of terrorist and kidnappers.
It was reported on Monday that bandits murdered and burnt one Dr Enoch Okpara, who was a consultant obstetrics/gynaecologist of Federal Medical Centre Gusau, and abducted 10 people, including members of the slain doctor’s family in an attack on Jangebe community, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state. Jangebe community has been a flash point for the nefarious activities of kidnappers abductions. Since January up to date there have been many cases of bandits invasions of the community.
In February 2021, more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a secondary school in the community. In December 2022, the family members of a lawmaker representing Talata Mafara LGA were kidnapped in the community.
The Zamfara state Governor Dauda Lawal has appealed to members of Zamfara State 7th House of Assembly, during it inauguration to collaborate with the executive order to checkmate and curtail the ugly trend in the state.
He said; “Zamfara is faced with serious challenges, ranging from insecurity to decay in the educational system, among other key issues of concern,”
He also noted that previous strategy adopted in tackling insecurity in the state, which includes cutting off communication and blocking access points of the bandits into towns, has not yielded the expected result.Follow us on social media