Residents of Birnin-Gwari Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State have expressed deep concern over the safety challenges within the space lately.
They noticed that the insecurity state of affairs has grossly affected their regular lifestyle and is having a detrimental toll on their livelihoods.
A resident of Buruku group, Alhaji Shuaibu Isah, defined that the Kaduna – Birnin Gwari expressway that was a beehive of actions was now a ghost of itself.
He mentioned automobiles conveying passengers and items from the northern to the Southern a part of the nation often handed by that route and usually stopped at a number of the communities to make purchases, which elevated earnings incomes of the locals.
In accordance with him, “Right this moment, with insecurity within the space, the highway is abandoned as solely few automobiles ply the highway because of the actions of males of the underworld.
“As l am chatting with you, this has turn out to be historical past because the route has turn out to be a ghost of itself as a result of actions of bandits and kidnappers.”
Additionally narrating her expertise, Hajiya Maimuna Musa, of Idawa group, famous that residents have been compelled emigrate to different cities, abandoning their farmlands to the criminals.
She narrated that two days in the past, her nephew was killed alongside the route when bandits opened fireplace on their car.
In accordance with a driver, Murtala Yaro, the hoodlums shattered his car with bullets. He thanked the Almighty that none of his passengers was injured.
A youth chief who sought anonymity, defined that “it’s only main cities alongside the Kaduna – Birnin-Gwari highway that you simply nonetheless discover main actions happening.
” All the encompassing villages are abandoned thereby affecting farming which is the most important occupation of the folks.”
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, when contacted, defined that the Command has simply deployed a crew of policemen manufactured from Mopol, Anti-kidnapping, and standard policemen to spice up safety within the space.
He assured that he has directed the Divisional Police Officers, (DPOs), to work in synergy with the particular process power deployed to the world.
He gave the peace of mind that Birnin-Gwari route would quickly be a secure passage for security of lives and restoration of enterprise actions.
Insecurity: Brinin Gwari environs desolate – Residents