How I risked my life to end banditry – Katsina SGS


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By Ogalah Ibrahim

The Secretary to Katsina Government SGS, Dr Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa has narrated his ordeal when he took the risk to go to the forest alone to meet with bandits in his bid to bring an end to their onslaught in the state, debunking the allegation in some quarters that he has a hand in the insecurity challenges bedeviling the state.

He said: “I had to sacrifice my life over this issue of insecurity, I visited the bandits all in the name of finding a lasting solution to the problem.

“I still remember vividly how the then commissioner of police refused to go with me to initiate the negotiation but I went alone knowing that whatever happens to me is the will of God.

“I single handedly rode on a motorcycle to go and meet with their leaders in the forest to schedule a meeting between them and the state Governor, Aminu Masari.

“To douse their suspicion, I told the bandits to send their leaders to the governor while I stay in their camp with…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper