By Mohammad Tijjani
The 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna has launched a particular operation in components of Kaduna and Niger States to sort out rising instances of kidnapping, armed theft and cattle rustling.
The operation, code named `Karamin Goro’, will cowl Minna-Birnin Gwari-Pandogari and Minna-Sarkin Pawa common space, a press release by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Muhammad Dole stated on Thursday.
Dole stated in Kaduna that the particular operation concerned the Nigeria Air Force, Police, DSS operatives and Nigeria Civil Defence Corps.
He stated rising instances of armed robberies, cattle rustling and kidnappings within the affected areas have continued to pose severe safety threats to Nigerians.
“These criminals use the thick forests as hideouts and main highways as staging areas to perpetuate their nefarious actions alongside highways, main roads, adjoining cities and villages.
“As a results of their dastardly acts, some distant villages had been fully abandoned, inflicting the residents to desert their ancestral domains to unknown locations for his or her security.
“In response to these re-emerging safety issues, the Division launched Operation Karamin Goro to clear the remnants of the criminals from their bases and make sure the security of lives, properties and protected motion of the folks inside these common areas.’’
Dole stated preparations and measures had been put in place to make sure protected passage of individuals, motorists and their properties alongside the areas of operation.
He solicited the understanding, cooperation and assist of most people to make sure hitch free and profitable operation.
Dole additionally urged most people to supply credible data to the safety companies that would result in speedy execution of the train.
He stated that these with helpful data ought to name 193 from any community supplier for immediate response by safety companies.