Govt responds to reports of bandits’ barricade on Kaduna-Abuja road


The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said reports on social media of bandits barricading the Kaduna-Abuja Road and kidnapping citizens plying the route is false.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that according to a statement by Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, the report is not true, and was presented by a group of social media enthusiasts who celebrate negative news.

“The preliminary operational feedback showed that fleeing bandits escaping a military onslaught attempted to pass through a narrow corridor around Kasarami general area of Kaduna-Abuja road,” the government’s statement said.

“The troops, on receving this intelligence, hurriedly moved to the location and engaged them in the adjoining forest.

“The Kaduna State Government will update members of the general public when more detailed feedback is received.

“The Kaduna State Government does not deny the existence of security challenges, and continues to work assiduously with relevant military and security agencies.”

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