The only way frequent attacks on villagers in Southern part of Kaduna state will be tackle is for the security agencies to comb the bushes, stakeholders from the are have said.
It will be recalled that Mifi, Ashim and Zilang in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura LGA and Bakin Kogi village in Kaninkon Chiefdom of Jemaa LGA came under attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday and. Monday. The two attacks claimed about 26 lives with several houses burnt.
Residents say the attackers in their numbers have been coming from the bushes to attack.
But stakeholders from the Southern part of Kaduna state say if the state and the Federal government is serious about tackling the insecurity in the area which has led to the killing of over 800 people, directives must be given to the security operatives to comb the bushes in the area as a remedy.
Speaking, Dr Yakubu Bityong Nkom, a member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, representing Kaura Constituency, who spoke with Journalists in an interview said the security operatives need to engage the attackers in their hideouts.
Dr Bityong said government should expedite action to resolve boundary issues between Kaduna and Plateau States to check encroachment especially by Fulani herdsmen.
Similarly, Barr Timothy Kambai, a former Chairman of Zangon Kataf LGA, urged relevant authorities to review their mode of operation in the area.
Barr Kambai lamented that security operatives operates on the highways while attacks are still going on in the villages.
While calling for incorporation of the villagers in the security surveillance, Kambai said forming a Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in Southern Kaduna will help greatly.
The Interim Management Committee Chairman (IMC) of Kaura LGA, Mr Alexander Musa Iya said the flushing out of the attackers from their hideout was cardinal in stemming the ugly trend.
The IMC chairman said it was incumbent on all to chat the course of peace to guarantee the free flow of legitimate activities that will in turn enhance development