Kaduna Monarch Appeal For More District Heads To Tackle Insecurity


The Chief of Koro in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, His Royal Highness Mr. Yohana Akaito has appealed Governor Nasir el-Rufai to increase number of District Heads to help pursuit peaceful and harmonious co-existence among the people.

Chief Yohana made the appealed while fielding questions from Journalists at his Palace in Kurmin Jibirin recently.

According to him some of the District Heads that were removed have made their job difficult, adding as the Chief of Koro it will be very difficult for him to be everywhere.

The Royal Father explained that a Chief who has 10 District Heads is now left with one District Head while a Chief who has 75 Village Heads is now left with 27 Village heads that make Security issues more difficult for us to handle.

” This is a passionate appeal I am making for our governor a lover of peace to consider this request if consider it will help in averting alots of criminality.

According to him some strategies adopted by the Chiefdom in collaboration with the Kaduna State Government and security agencies, the Chiefdom has been enjoying uninterrupted peace for more than 20 years.

Some of the strategies adopted according to the Chief included; running an open door policy by carrying all the people along irespective of any differences of tribal or religious affiliation, in the affairs of the Chiefdom.

He said his council’s inclusion and deligation of the Leadership of all tribes settling in the Chiefdom, has assisted in checking the movements of visitors and strangers that can pose security challenges.

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The Chief also revealed that the control of drugs abuse among youths has helped the people of the area enjoyed normalcy and lasting peace, owing to the fact that People taking hard drugs are under control to the barest minimum.

“If a youth is a drug addict, we always take the duty to arrest him or his father and discipline them accordingly”, he said.

Ere Koro commended the Kaduna State Government under the leadership of His Excellency Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, on its commitment to actualising peace and meaningful development in the State.

While urging his people to continue to live in peace, mutual respect and understanding among themselves, Chief Yohana Akaito also tasked them to know that the Covid-19 is real, and should take the situation seriously by following all Government directives concerning the pandemic, and stay safe.

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