Insecurity challenges have been the major concern for not only our political leaders but for Nigerians who want the best for the country. Over the past years, bandits have continued to terrorize innocent people in the country.
Their actions have caused the masses to not only lose either their friends or loved ones but have forced them to live in constant fear over impromptu attacks. In the last few months, it has become widespread of the terror unleashed by bandits; killings, kidnappings, and burning of homes.
Recently, the federal government of Nigeria had ordered an airstrike on the hideouts of these bandits, which killed many of them and left the rest on their heels.
However, despite the efforts in the past, these bandits have continued to show unwillingness to end their bad deeds and had increasingly wreaked havoc on human lives and properties, as the recent actions in Nigeria in the past months have seen a huge level of insecurity challenges, mainly caused by bandits.
Despite the disturbing events, the government has continued to show their relentless spirit, expressing their willingness to finally put an end to these actions, and this can be proven in these three directives which have been enforced in the Northern part of Nigeria, as it may prove helpful in the fight against these insecurity challenges.
According to the latest report, there were strong indications on Monday that bandits fleeing the military onslaught in Zamfara State were moving to states in the South.
According to Sahara Reporters who posted it on their verified social media page, top security sources said security agents in other states had been alerted to be on the lookout for the fleeing bandits. It was also gathered that the southwest states had put the regional security outfit, Amotekun, on the alert following intelligence reports that bandits being dislodged from Zamfara State were fleeing southwards.
The Amotekun Corps commanders in Ekiti, Ondo, Osun, and Oyo states, in separate interviews, stated that residents of the states had been told to be vigilant and guard against infiltration by the fleeing hoodlums.
Recall that the Federal Government had last week ordered telecommunications companies to shut down their base stations in Zamfara State as part of the onslaught against bandits, who were engaged in ceaseless kidnapping and killings in the state and other parts of the North- West.
According to the report, it is believed that the bandits had also been hit by hunger following the decision of the state government and neighboring states to close regular markets, where they were getting foodstuffs, adding that many bandits had been killed during military raids, while others were said to be fleeing Zamfara State.
However, a senior police officer said, ” A few days ago, some of the bandits fled to Niger State and they were dealt with by the military. Some of them are moving southwards and security agents have been alerted. “