Senator Shehu Sani has said that the Northern region in Nigeria is currently under siege.
The senator said this when he received some residents of Birnin Gwari, Chikun Local Government Areas and representatives of Zamfara indegines resident in Kaduna today April 23rd. According to the senator, the region is plagued by herdsmen, armed bandits and other security challenges..
“Today the entire Northern Nigeria is under siege. In the North West it is the armed bandits, the North Central is experiencing Herdsmen attacks and the North East is ravaged by insurgents. In Kajuru, it is Muslims and Christians against one another, in Birnin Gwari it is banditry and kidnapping and along Kaduna Abuja Highway, it is kidnapping and raping. I have been visiting you regularly and this time you are in my residence. I have listened to your lamentation, tears, cries and appeals.
” I believe any conscious Nigerian is aware of what you are facing in Birnin Gwari. I must say the issue of Birnin Gwari reflects the fears and dangers we are facing in North West today. Kidnapping is what we used to hear of in Niger Delta. Today Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Niger and Zamfara States are under siege,” Sani lamented