Petitioning The President, The Inspector General of Police, The Minister of Defence,

End the killings in Zamfara, Katsina, others

Created by Mustapha Abdullahi
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The Zamfara Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years.

“Nearly 500 villages have also been devastated and 8,219 persons injured, some are still in critical condition,” the governor said.

The governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, also said that over 13,000 hectares of farmlands were either destroyed or made useless as the farmers can no longer farm there.

Daily Trust in its Front Page Comment of Thursday, 11th April noted that, “North Western Nigeria is in the throes of an existential challenge which calls for prompt action to avoid a situation that is capable of making a bad situation even worse. Statistics of human development for the region are already some of the worst in the country and the current rule of bandits across large swathe of the area is creating a big economic mess with basic activities like trading, travel,crop farming and animal husbandry near impossible. This follows many years of low level rustling and kidnappings which has further pauperized one of the country’s poorest regions.

Now added to that is the increasing bestiality in some of the banditry like the reported gauging of eyes of 8 passengers in a commercial bus on the dreaded Funtua-Birnin Gwari road just 2 days ago. In the space of another 2 days this week, up to 60 members of vigilante groups in Kankara and Dandume local governments of Katsina state were killed in a gruesome manner by bandits who rule the roost”.

Several operations have been launched without achieving the success of ending the reign of terror in the region. We are demanding that the President, who is the Grand Commander of the Armed Forces deploy available resources to flush out the bandits. We are also asking the President to order the immediate relocation of the IGP to the region until normalcy returns.

The Police should arrest and prosecute bandits and their sponsors/collaborators.

Petition Updates

Petition started 2019-04-16 14:25:19

Reasons for signing


This crime has to end now

Ahmad Aliyu Muhammad

It's purely merciless, inhumane and uncalled for

Umar Ibrahim

Because I want to learn more

Bello Muhammad Shanawa

President Buhari must order security with their command , to come and vigillant some villages in Zamfara.

Aminu Yahaya Isa

I am a humanist

Mohammed Moallayidi

No gov't will be true gov't without good security for its people.

Mubarak sani

We are not happy to our good to any governor&c.p to more action on the army bandt.

Swende Mbumter

We value our humanity regardless of colour, gender or believe and of course Zamfara people must be safe.

Alhaji audu alkali

Thanks for our great leaders Nigeria need leader like govt matawalle

umar abdulhamid

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