The governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has sounded the alarm that armed bandits have taken over the forests of the state.
The governor of Kano, who made the revelation at the defense headquarters, where he is with The service chiefs said the bandits are grouping in the Falgore Forest, despite the state government working hard to open the forests.
Although he assured the commitment of his administration and security agencies to the relative peace in the state, At a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, the governor pleaded with the Nigerian army to speed up the labor camp in the Falgore Forest so that the military can take over the forest.
However, the governor led the The prevailing peace in the state can be traced back to the cordial relations between the government and the security authorities.
“My visit here today serves as condolences to the Nigerian army on their death by the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other officers, “said Ganduje.
” It was painful, it was too early and sad, but we are comforted that she is on active duty for that Nation died. I am also here to seek help from the Nigerian Army in keeping the peace in Kano State. Bandits have turned some forests in the state into hiding places.
“We are building houses, schools and hospitals for the shepherds in some forests, but we want the army to start their activities in the Falgore Forest.”
In response, the Army Chief of Staff promised to visit Falgore and see how work on the Army’s facilities in the forest can be resumed.