🔔Two Farmers Killed in Fresh Plateau Attack As Katsina Assembly Asks Nigerian Federal Government To Declare Bandits Terrorists

Suspected Gunmen on Tuesday shot dead Two Formers in Ancha community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state.

The incident Occured on the road to Ancha Community at about 6pm when the victims were returning home befor they were ambushed.

The latest attack came After relative peace enjoyed in the past two months within the trouble Miango axis in Bassa Local Government area.

The police Public Relations Officer in the State, ASP Gabriel Ubah, could not comfirm the incident, however, the spokesman for the Irigwe Development Association Davidson Malison confirmed the incident to journalists on Tuesday night.

While describing the incident as rather unfortunate, Malison, said “We were happy that there was no attack in our community in the community for about two months now but this evening, two of our Famers were shot dead. They were gunned down by herdsmen in a village called Ancha of Miango District at about 6pm today on their way home (Tuesday ) being 23/11/2021”.

As at the time of filing in this report, tension was still mounting in the community while the Two dead bodies have been deposited at a Mortuary.

Meanwhile There, Katsina State House of Assembly has called on both the federal and state governments to declare bandits terrorists.

The declaration of the bandits as terrorists, according to the assembly members, will give the military, the police and other security agencies the power to deal with them accordingly.

The call was as a result of the presentation of a report by its Committee on Security, on the incessant attacks on the people by the bandits, which was adopted after many deliberations.

The Chairman of the Committee and Member representing Dutsinma Constituency, Muhammad Abubakar said, the call was part of its recommendations, after the committee investigated the activities of the bandits.

He added that during their investigation, they realized that the Security Containment Order signed by Governor Aminu Masari, had recorded a lot of successes in curbing the bandits and their activities.

According to him, the government needed to review the order, saying, attacks, kidnap and the killing of the people by the bandits have been reduced by about 35 per cent.

The committee, therefore, recommended that the review is necessary, to eliminate the attendant negative effect on residents of the affected 13 frontline local government areas, as well as to sustain the gains of the successes recorded.