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Some Traditonal Rulers aiding bandits – Presidency

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, says some traditional rulers are helping bandits in Katsina.

Garba Shehu who appeared on sunrise daily, a channels Television programme, on Monday, made this comment. He said traditional rulers assist gunmen to flee when security agencies are planning an attack.

Katsina has come under heavy attacks by gunmen in recent times. There has been a number of persons who have lost their lives in this incident.

Shehu said there are people who are gaining from the attacks.


“It is not that we are making direct accusations on anyone but it is also true that even in the president’s native state of Katsina, some traditional rulers have been found complicit in collaboration with the bandits to harm their own people,” he said.

“In neighbouring Zamfara, emirs and district heads, quite a number of them have been swept out of office. The thing is there are beneficiaries of whatever rotten system you have”.

Shehu also urged citizens to help provide credible information to security agencies, so that they can do save lives and property.

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