Some residents of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State have expressed concern over the rising insecurity in the area.
Speaking with Daily Trust, a community leader, Danmasanin Birnin-Gwari Alhaji Zubair Abdurra’uf, said bandits had surrounded the main town.
According to him, he had previously raised the alarm about the activities of the bandits.
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He said the recent abduction happened in a community called Unguwar Gobirawa.
“The curfew was implemented to monitor the movement of the bandits since they have started carrying out abductions inside the main town. It was not meant to add to people’s suffering but to protect the lives and properties of the people,” he said.
Idris also urged the residents to remain calm, assuring them that security agencies are doing everything possible to tackle the situation and protect their lives.