By Takuruku Emmanuel, Lafia
The speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Abdullahi Sule for the proactive steps they have taken toward tackling the activities of bandits and kidnappers by destroying terrorist, ( Darul Salam) camp in Toto Local Government Area of the state.
He gave the commendation during the House plenry in Lafia, yesterday said the proactive steps taken by President Buhari and governor Sule led to the discovering of bomb factory as well as apprehending of over 400 wives and children of the killed member of Darul Salam in his Local Government.
According to him, three days ago, more than 400 wives and children of those bandits, kidnappers were apprehended in Toto area bordering Kogi by military authorities.
” You all knows that I have being sharing my agony, pains over the insecurity facing my Local government.
” For sometimes now, motorists find its difficult to pass Toto road, farmers and traders are no longer going to their farms and businesses.
” Fishermen are no longer going for fishing and the economic activities in Toto is zero due to the activities of these bandits and kidnappers.
“But we thank God, we have recorded success because of the presence of the military.
“If you will recall, His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi Sule has met with our President, Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on the security situation of the state, particularly Toto.
“It is in view of this that I want to thank President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abdullahi Sule for their prompt action taken toward addressing this ugly trend, ” he said.
The speaker also appreciated the military officers for their efforts in tackling the activities of the bandits and kidnappers among other security challenges in the area.
” Now I have been relief, thank to President Muhammadu Buhari, Govenor Abdullahi Sule and the soldiers, “he said.