From Hussaini Yero, Gusau
The Zamfara state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has organized special prayers over the unabated insecurity situation in the state, saying that the situation has gone out of hands.
Addressing newsmen at the NLC Secretariat in Gusau, the state capital, the state chairman of NLC, comrade Sani Haliru said that there is nobody in the state who can claim to be free from the ugly development.
“We are all living in perpetual fears in our own state. The situation in getting worsened on daily basis” he lamented”
According to him, the bandits are killing and kidnapping anybody at sight, pointing out that recently, a chairman of a Union in Maru Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Abdul razed Wahab was kidnapped.
“A nurse was also kidnapped but later released but sin she was released, she has been having enjoy herself. She has been falling from one sickness to the other”
The chairman noted that the chairman of the state civil service, Alhaji Ibrahim Sidi was also kidnapped, saying that the situation has become uncontrolable indeed.
“Nigeria is not at war but what is happening in Nigeria is more than war with Zamfara state being the battle field”