Sokoto: Rep Member Suggests a Hybrid Security Approach to Crimes

Sokoto: Rep Member Suggests a Hybrid Security Approach to Crimes

The federal government and other security institutions in the country have been urged to adopt a hybrid security arrangement in addressing problems of kidnapping and other crimes in Tangaza and Gudu local government areas of Sokoto State.

Member Representing Gudu-Tangaza federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Yusuf Isa Kurdulla made the call while speaking to journalists on the activities of bandits in the two local government areas in recent times.

Yusuf Kurdulla said as the two areas are battling with security challenges, federal government should adopt a theoretical framework on security with qualitative methods to know the causes of kidnapping and other crimes to protect the lives of the innocent citizens of the areas.

Kurdulla explained that there have been a series of kidnappings in Tangaza and Gudu local government areas and many towns and villages were deserted for fear of attacks as the bandits attack soft targets in the night.

The lawmaker said with various security challenges happening in the areas in various forms it needs urgent attention of the federal government, inspector general of police and all security outfits to tackle it.

He confirmed that attacks by bandits have led to loss of lives of innocent persons and cart away with millions of naira, livestock, foodstuffs, other essential commodities and displacement of villagers including women and children..

Honourable Yusuf Isa Kurdulla said people are ready to collaborate with security agencies to battle with security challenges being experienced by the people of the areas.

Honourable Yusuf Kurdulla commended the federal government for it's effort in dealing with security problems nation-wide and called on National emergency management agency NEMA to hasten the delivery of relief materials to the affected communities in Gudu and Tangaza local government areas of sokoto state.