The North Central States Governors’ Forum on Monday called for the establishment of Military Camps or Training Grounds in forests in the region to check the movement of hoodlums.
This is contained in a communiquè read by its Chairman, Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State shortly after their regional meeting in Makurdi, Benue State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the North Central States Governors met to discuss the security, economy, agriculture, infrastructure and other issues affecting the region.
The forum noted that the zone was going through trying times occasioned by kidnappings, cattle rustling, banditry, low agriculture production, infrastructure deficit and low internally generated revenue.
Bello said that the forum had resolved that there was need for the establishment of Military Camps or Training Grounds in forests zones within the region to block movement of hoodlums.
He said the Military Units should be Infantry-heavy with adequate support weapons and…
Source: Guardian Newspaper