By Musa Sunusi Ahmad
Kaura Youth Coalition and National Association of Takad Youths have urged security agencies in Kaduna state to dislodge about 600 armed bandits that are currently taking refuge at Zangang hill, Kaura LGA, Kaduna State.
In a joint statement that was signed by the Presidents of both group, Derek Christopher and Abin Vincent, on Saturday, they urged the security agencies to wake up to their call in order to dislodge the armed bandits that have been inflicting terror on citizens in Kafanchang.
The statement explained that about 600 armed bandits currently reside at the hill, slaughtering lots of Takad, Fulani and Sholio natives around the place. They urged them to intensify efforts in dislodging the bandits in order to avoid future occurrence of such massacre.
According to them, the purpose of the attacks is the mineral deposits and the green vegetation of the entire southern Kaduna.
“There is also an ongoing illegal mining of tin being carried out by the natives of Ganawuri; they usually sell the products in Jos, Plateau.’’
The youths however praised the security personnel for the recent arrest of two Ganawuri and three Fulani militia, allegedly caught removing roofs of buildings in Zangang.
They also urged the police officials to increase the number of police outposts in a bid for quick response of security personnel to banditry issues.