Gov Masari receive last batch of a day old baby, 14 other victims from bandits
Governor Aminu Bello Masari receives the last batch of the people released by bandits operating in Jibia Local Government Area.
The 15 people including a day old baby girl that was delivered in the forest few hours before the release of it’s mother arrived Government House around 1am.
They told newsmen that they were kidnapped from Mallamawa village 45days ago.
According to them since that fateful day nobody knew their whereabouts.
They applauded the Governor’s dialogue programme which paved the way for for their release.
Fielding questions from newsmen, Governor Aminu Masari who could not hide his joy over the release of these innocent women and children said the next level of the dialogue would be disarmament of the repentant bandits which he and Governors of Zamfara and Maradi in Niger were working to actualize.
Some dignitaries at hand to receive the rescued persons include the Secretary to the Government of Katsina State, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa, Chairman Afdin Ventures, Alhali Dahiru Barau Mangal and the State Chairman of the APC, Mallam Shitu S. Shitu.