Insecurity: Governor Masari declared Katsina State under security siege
Governor Aminu Bello Masari says Katsina state is seriously under security siege.
Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking during an extra ordinary security meeting held at presidential banquet hall, government house, Katsina.
Governor told participants at the meeting drawn from eight front line local governments with neighbouring Zamfara state that kidnappings, armed robbery and banditry are now the order of the day in the state.
He said daily security reports reaching him had indicated that no day pass without a reported cases of kidnappings, armed robbery, cattle rustling other heinous crimes.
He cited example with government property carted away very close to the government house where there was very much presence of security men.
Governor Aminu Masari said the meeting was therefore called to find ways and means of curtailing criminal incidences in state.
The meeting later went into close door session.