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Hon. Umar Shehu urges House of Reps to tackle insecurity in Makarfi-Kudan Constituency

Hon. Umar Shehu Ajilo, representing Makarfi-Kudan Federal Constituency of Kaduna State has urged the House of Representatives to as a matter of urgency wade into the kidnapping and incessant killings in Makarfi-Kudan communities and its environs.

Hon. Umar Shehu Ajilo made the call at the floor of the Green Chamber in a motion titled, “Need to Stop the Kidnapping and Killings in Danguzuri, Gimi, Guibi, Dako, Randa, and Zage Zagi Communities in Makarfi-Kudan Federal Constituency of Kaduna State”

In his submission, Hon. Umar Shehu Ajilo noted that Section 33 and 41 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,1999 (as amended) provides that every person has the right to life and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his or her life.

“Notes that Section 41 of the Constitution provides that every citizen of Nigeria is entitled to move freely throughout Nigeria, and to reside in any part therein.

“Worried about the high rate of kidnapping and incessant attacks on the people of Makarfi-Kudan Constituency which has led to the death of several people, including Alhaji Musa Nafadi of Danguzuri, Alhaji Ado Dako of Dako village and Alhaji Kurma.

“Also worried about the recent kidnap of four women and one girl in Gimi and Danguzuri wards of Makarfi Local Government Area, respectively, which happened within one week.

Hon. Umar Shehu Ajilo expressed concern that if the menace is not urgently checked, it might spread to other neighbouring communities in Zaria, Katsina and some part of Kano.

Following the motion, the House urged the relevants security agencies including the Nigeria police, Army and the Department of State Service to collaborate to put an end to the kidnapping and killings in Makarfi-Kudan Federal Constituency, as well as to bring the culprits involved in the heinous crimes to book.

The House further mandated its Committee on Police and Army (when constituted) to ensure compliance.

In a chat with journalists after presenting the motion, Hon. Shehu Ajilo stated that the people of his Constituency are in critical situations pertaining to security challenges, noting that the motion is of urgent public importance.

Prevail Inegbenose

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