Governor El-Rufai worries over rising security challenges in Northern region

Kaduna State Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i has described insecurity in the northern region as a major challenge that requires the involvement of the region’s leaders for solution. He said this while receiving an entourage of the Zamfara Council of Chiefs on a courtesy call in his office led by its Chairman, the Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad.

Governor El-Rufai described the prevailing insecurity in the region as a menace that required a combined effort to solve with active involvement of traditional rulers. The Kaduna governor also called on journalists to continue to be objective and ethical in their reportage of events in the region, as well as shun reports that fan the embers of hate in the country.

Alhaji Ahmad who led the delegation had in an address lamented over incessant cases of kidnappings, cattle rustling, banditry among others in Zamfara and the entire northern region.