The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, has noticed with concern that the widening of the hall of terror and the creation of extra ungoverned areas in Kaduna State, notably in Southern Kaduna, give residents sleepless nights.
The discussion board recalled that the governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, had on Monday raised alarmed that a part of Niger state has been captured by the Islamic extremist terror group, Boko Haram.
He mentioned that the group even hoisted its flag on a neighborhood referred to as Kaure in Shiroro Native Authorities Space (LGA) of Niger state.
SOKAPU spokesman, Luka Binniyat, lamented in a press release that that is in step with the cry of SOKAPU that over 100 communities of Southern Kaduna have been captured and its inhabitants terrorised away after which the invaders (that surviving victims all the time determine as armed Fulani herdsmen) took over.
The assertion famous that the Adara and Gbagyi members of Kajuru and Chikun native Authorities Areas, who’re the key ethnic teams in Kaduna Central Senatorial zone have suffered probably the most.
The assertion defined, “From the considerations of the governor, it will appear that these armed herdsmen might have shaped an alliance with Boko Haram to step up the violence unleashed on Chikun LGA particularly the massive swath of lands that connects Kuriga, Kunai, Chikun, and Kakau Wards in Kaduna State to Shiroro and Kuta LGAs of Niger state.”
SOKAPU mentioned it has severally talked about in that since 2020, no less than 45 Gbagyi communities in Chikun Native Authorities Space bordering Niger State have been captured and occupied by violent armed males.
In response to the assertion, the checklist of sacked communities in Southern Kaduna which are contiguous to Kaure in Niger state are on the rise, saying that it took about two years to displaced the 45 earlier talked about communities.
The discussion board famous that in Chikun native authorities space and in Gwagwada ward, Katarma, Anguwa Tawal, Gudani, Kankona, Anguwa paymaster, Anguwa Pada, Kofa, kugosi, 5 thirty, Jankasa, Kopi, kajari, Azongo, Madaki, Sabon Gida, Mandaki, Unguwa woya, kolipe had been displaced inside the previous two weeks.
In Kakau Ward, the assertion defined that villages like Rimin Kaso, Kurmin Kaso, Shegi (Janwuriya) Kaso and Wakwo Kaso with an estimated variety of IDPs listed here are about 15,000.
It mentioned these communities which were captured and are underneath the total management of those criminals, when merged with those underneath the management of Boko Haram in Niger state, stressing that they’re inching near Kaduna metropolis, with communities of Kaso, that are their latest conquest, is about 3km from Mararaban Rido, a densely populated suburb of Kaduna city about 7km from Kaduna State Authorities Home.
The assertion famous that the brazen impunity with which these outlaws function is stunning and getting scarier, saying that tons of of church buildings have been burnt or destroyed and deserted in these areas.
It defined that the variety of individuals killed or kidnapped in Southern Kaduna is just too dizzying to maintain a detailed faucet on, other than high authorities officers and their households which are assured safety in Kaduna state with everybody appears at hand his destiny to the Almighty Creator.
The assertion lamented that Governor El-Rufai appears unperturbed, stressing that
he has by no means visited any attacked neighborhood in Southern Kaduna nor ship any type of relieve supplies from 2015 until date.
SOKAPU alleged that the inhuman insurance policies and utterances of governor Nasir El-Rufai, the state is buckling down underneath the load of insecurity and poverty, he (Governor Nasir el-Rufai) appears undisturbed about it, mentioning that he has ordered the mass sack of 4,000 native authorities employees in a single fell swoop this month and is planning to sack extra of the state civil service.