Peoples in Katsina state have been urged to assist security agencies with intelligence report to address insurgency across the state. The commissioner of police Alhaji Usman Abdullahi made the call while briefing newsmen on the measures taken by the command to protect people from kidnapping.
The commissioner added that Katsina state was a peace leaving state until last 4months ago when group of kidnappers came to Katsina from Abuja were they kidnapped 2 persons and demanded for N15 million and they were able to get only N800, 000. The police commissioner also added that security were involved and were able to arrest 4 civilians and 1 military personnel involved.
The commissioner also lamented that some days ago there was a report that some group of kidnappers kidnapped a national assembly member representing Dutsi/Mashi area at Gobirawa, Birnin Gwari local government of Kaduna state. According to him with the collaboration between the Katsina state’s police and to that of Kaduna were able to rescue the member.
Usman Abdullahi therefore urged people to be vigilant and to report any suspicious movement to traditional rulers or nearest security agencies for proper actions.