The senator representing Kogi Central in the red chamber of the national Assembly, Senator Ahmed Ogembe has commended the Chief of Army Staff, general Buratai for the step taken in to Kogi state to curb the menace of kidnapping and banditry.
The senator who made the statement through his media assistant, Adetayo Opeyemi, decried the spate of incessant kidnapping is the state and described it as unacceptable.
“Our people cannot continue to live in perpetual fear of been kidnapped, the activities of kidnappers has affected the economy of the state, potential investors are running away from the state for fear of been kidnapped,
The situation is indeed worrisome, but am glad that the Nigerian Army has taken steps in addressing the security challenges facing the state,” Ogembe said.
He commended the unrelenting efforts of the Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in addressing the security challenges facing the people of the State.
Senator Ahmed assured the citizen of the state, that with the collaborative effort of the State Government and the Nigerian Army will purge the state of criminal elements.