Senator representing Southern Kaduna Senatorial District at the 9th Assembly, Danjuma Tella Laah has raised alarm over the recurring attacks in some communities in Atyap Chiefdom of Zango Kataf Area of kaduna State by suspected armed bandits.
Pushing fore the plight of the vulnerable communities and the victims of the dastardly act of despicable inhumanity, Laah came under order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules, moved a motion on the floor of the Senate.
Saying, “I wish to bring a request before this Senate, that there is incessant killings in my senatorial district, which I’m seeking the help of the Senate to call on the military and police to help us overcome the situation in southern Kaduna.
“It has become a very serious matter that many people are being killed. The situation is very embarrassing and I’m pleading with the National Assembly to request the Federal Government to send the Police and armed men to protect the lives of my people and their properties.
“It is unbecoming, as this situation has been on for many years and it has got to this point even though I’ve been complaining.
“The situation as at the other time was calmed down, but it has started again, and I pray the National Assembly will help to provide military men to help the situation,” the lawmaker said.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, in his response, expressed the willingness of the National Assembly to engage security agencies with a view to upscaling operations around the areas prone to attacks in Kaduna South Senatorial district.
“I will suggest that we talk to the security agencies to upscale their activities around those hot spots in Kaduna, and this is something that we owe the Nigerian people,” Lawan said.