The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to direct security operatives to immediately crack down on the rampaging criminals attacking Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi federal constituency of Kastina State.
It also urged the Ministry of Defence to station a military base in Marke and Makera of Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area as well as provide one Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC).
The position of the House was sequel to the adoption of a motion on the need to tackle the incessant killings, kidnappings, banditry and armed robbery in Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi federal constituency of Kastina State, moved by Hon. Armayau Abdulkadir.
Moving the motion, the lawmaker decried the ongoing attacks in the Area by armed robbers, kidnappers and cattle rustlers resulting in loss of lives, properties and farm produce worth millions of naira.
He warned that any further delay by the federal government in curtailing the on-going atrocities would result in colossal loss of lives, properties and farmlands and also paralyse the economic and commercial activities of the area.
The House, therefore, urged “the federal government to direct security operatives to immediately crack down on the rampaging criminals attacking Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi Federal Constituency”.
It further urged the National Refugees Commission to set up an IDP camp in Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi Local Government Areas of Katsina State.