Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai has stated President Muhammadu Buhari was not conscious of the threats by terrorists to kidnap him (Buhari).
Bandits had in a viral video on Sunday, July 24, 2022, launched a viral video threatening to seize President Buhari and Governor el-Rufai after they flogged 43 victims of the Abuja-Kaduna practice assault.
Governor el-Rufai whereas talking on a Radio Programme Wednesday evening stated; “I additionally heard a few video the place they threatened to abduct Buhari and myself. I’ve been warned to watch out, together with my household too.
“That is why I met with the president on Sunday and advised him about these issues. I additionally advised him in regards to the video as a result of as much as that day, he was not even conscious. I advised him and the next day, Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle additionally confirmed to him that he noticed the video too, in order to take motion.”
In keeping with him, the President assured him that he met with the service chiefs 3-4 days earlier than the assembly and that he gave them a transparent directive to have a complete navy operation to cope with these folks.
He added that “we hope, God prepared, the troopers and the police that got the directives will hasten as much as end the job. We don’t have to attend till they (terrorists) strike earlier than we reply.
“They (troopers) should go after them wherever they’re to cope with them. The reality is we’re frightened in regards to the safety state of affairs, however we hope the federal authorities will do the precise factor.”
Governor el-Rufai had suggested the federal authorities to carpet-bomb forests serving as an abode for bandits to wipe them out “as soon as and for all”.
Kaduna is without doubt one of the northern states with quite a few experiences of bandits assaults and killings.