A member Kogi State House of Assembly representing Kogi ( Koton Karfe ) Constituency Hon. Zakari Mohammed, had cried out to the Federal and Kogi State Government over kidnapping and armed robbery in his Constituency.
Hon. Zakari who made the appeal while speaking with journalists on Tuesday said despite all measures the Kogi state government has put in place, kidnappers and armed robbers have not given the constituents of Kogi Koton Karfe breathing space, people are been kidnapped and robbed with reckless abandon.
According to the lawmaker, over fifty people have been reported to have relocated from Gegu beki to other places for fear of being kidnapped, described the present time as worst times for Kogi Koton Karfe people.
He said kidnapping and armed robbery by hoodlums has resurfaced across towns and villages in Kogi local government area, kidnapping innocent citizens to unknown forest and amount of money requested as prerequisites for their release.
He also disclosed that most of the victims kidnapped are from Gegu beki, Iraki, Omoko, Akpogu, Okpareke, Achara and several other places, pleaded with the federal and state government to as a matter of urgency deploy security personnel with aerial surveillance helicopter or military jets to locate and destroy their camps before it get out of hand.
Hon. Zakari mentioned that the people of Kogi Koton karfe and those visiting can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed, now live in fear and pray not to be victims.
Kogi Lawmaker Cries Out Over Kidnapping, Armed Robbery In His Constituency.
Mar 12, 2019, 14:45 pm0345