The Governor of Kebbi State Atiku Bagudu revealed that he is preparing to arm and attack the forest to rescue Birni Yauri, a student and teacher of the Federal Government College kidnapped by bandits. Bagudu said that other state governors have also signed up for courageous expeditions with him.
On Saturday, when a group of local hunters visited him, the governor announced his determination, which coincided with the visit of the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi and his Nigerian counterparts. Jigawa, Badaru Abubakar. Unite after the kidnapping. However, he said that he would discuss actions with colleagues and security agencies so as not to endanger the ongoing rescue of kidnapped students and personnel.
“But, we will go out there and like I promised, the day we will move out, I will not be in the office because we will join you in the field.
“It is not weapons that win wars, but it is the will that bad people cannot triumph and we will show that we have enough will power.
“President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies have been doing the best they could with limited resources.
“But, we also need to mobilise, kit ourselves and take on these bandits. Our various scriptures as Muslims and Christians allow us to put our lives at risk in defence of our honour, property and our faiths.
In what the bandits are doing, they have challenged all of us, so we can’t let them,”he added.