Bandits Have Lost Rights To Live, Must Be Wiped Out – El-rufai

El-rufai
El-rufai
  • “Our security forces must collaborate to take the war to the bandits and terrorist, recover and restore the forest to enable our law abiding citizens to engage in legitimate farming and livestock production

Gov. Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State says bandits terrorising Nigeria have lost their rights to life under the constitution and must be wiped out.

El-rufai made this known during a town hall meeting on national security organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture held in Kaduna with theme: ”Setting Benchmark for Enhanced and National Unity in Nigeria”.

El-rufai
El-rufai

”The bandits are at war with Nigeria and there is no other way to approach the current insurgency but for security forces to take the war to the bandits and recover forests where they are occupying.

“The security agencies mostly react to cases of banditry and abduction, we are in a war with these terrorist challenging the sovereignty of the Nigerian state.

El-rufai stated that no one in a position of responsibility can deny the need for sustained action against criminals, adding that security operations that were more proactive would cripple the outlaws and reassure ordinary citizens.

El-Rufai

He said that government must Identify and deal with non state actors and others challenging the existence of the country.

The governor advised that security forces should be increased and be well equipped to deal with insurgency, adding that judiciary must also be decentralized to serve justice.

Bandits Have Lost Rights To Live, Must Be Wiped Out – El-rufai

“To address the banditry problem ,we must implement the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) already produced four years ago to enable accelerated investment in modern animal husbandry on operating rapid decentralization of herders in known locations’’, he said.

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The various elements of the NLTP are arranged around five pillars – addressing conflicts, improving access to justice and peace, addressing the needs of affected populations, human capital development, as well as cross cutting issues of gender, youth, research and information and strategic communication.

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