Insecurity: Katsina community cries out over poor representation by their Fed lawmaker——————–Demands for his recall


From Adam Muhammad Gusau.

The representation of the house of representatives Member representing Malumfashi and Kafur at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Ibrahim has been described as useless to his constituents, stressing that he deserves to be recalled from national assembly representing the two local governments.

The concerned citizens of Burdugau G’ Malumfashi Local Government area in Katsina state disclosed this in a statement signed by Sanusi Muhammad Burdugau and made available to Analyzer news on Sunday.

According to them, on the 25th February, the bandits besieged Burdugau Town under Malumfashi Local Government, kidnapped 11 people mainly married women and one person, killed one and made away with all valuables comprising animals and foodstuffs belonging to the community and deserted the residents.

They lamented that the member representing them kept mute without even commiserating the community over what happened to them.

“We don’t know the importance of our member representing Malumfashi and Kafur Federal Constituency because he has shown no concern on us”.

According to them, over 5000 people left their ancestral residences occasioned by bandits nefarious activities in Burdugau Town but lamented that the state government under the leadership of Governor Dikko Umar Radda had not responded to their Clarion calls to bring security personnel to the area with a view to enable them return to their homes and continue with their normal life.

“Despite our Clarion calls to the state government to come to our aid, up to now, nothing has been done by the state government for us to go back to our respective residences to continue with our normal life “.

The concerned people of Burdugau also urged Governor Radda to personally come to their town and see the situation in reality not to stay in Katsina without taking any proactive measures on the lingering insecurity affecting the community and other part of the state.

They further told Katsina State government that , Burdugau Town and it’s environs is an agrarian area were ninety nine percent of the community relied on farming as their sources of livelihood .

They expressed fear that if urgent measures were not taken by the appropriate authority in the state, the issue of farming would not be possible this coming rainy season and hundreds of people will fall into serious hunger and abject poverty .

“We don’t need any capital projects by the state government at all but rather we need to return to our ancestral residences and also protection of our lives and properties by the authorities concerned, that is all we are in need of “. The statement reads in part.

They also maintained that if proactive steps have not been taken, the education carrier of their children will suffer serious setback and their future will be miserable in society.

” The future of our children’s educational background has totally been affected and collapsed and if government did not take urgent measures on security, their future will be useless and miserable in society “. The statement added.

They commended Senator representing Katsina West, Hon. Muntari Dandutse for his heartfelt concerns to his constituents at the Senate, calling on him to maintain the tempo.

They stressed that over 150 towns and villages between Kankara and Malumfashi Local Government areas have been sacked by the recalcitrant bandits within the last ten days in the state.

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