The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to direct security operatives to immediately crackdown on the rampaging criminals attacking Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi federal constituency of Katsina State.
It also urged the Ministry of Defense to station a military base in Marke and Makera of Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area as well as provide one Armored Personnel Carrier (APC).
Radio Nigeria reports that the position of the House was sequel to the adoption of a motion on the need to tackle the incessant killings, kidnappings, banditry, and armed robbery in Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi federal constituency of Katsina State, moved by Hon. Armayau Abdulkadir.
Moving the motion, the lawmaker decried the ongoing attacks in the Area by armed robbers, kidnappers, and cattle rustlers resulting in loss of lives, properties, and farm produces worth millions of naira.
He warned that any further delay by the federal government in curtailing the on-going atrocities would result in colossal loss of lives, properties, and farmlands and paralyze the economic and commercial activities of the area.
The House, therefore, urged “the federal government to direct security operatives to immediately crackdown on the rampaging criminals attacking Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi Federal Constituency”.
It further urged the National Refugees Commission to set up an IDP camp in Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi Local Government Areas of Katsina State.