Babban Sufeton ‘yan sandan Kenya ya ce za a fara kama dubban mutanen da suka mallaki bindiga a kasar, wadanda kuma suka ki bin sabbin dokokin da aka bullo da su na gabatar da kansu ga hukuma.
Kasar ta bullo da tsrain ne domin sake nazarin cancantar wadanda ya kamata su samu izinin mallakar bindiga, domin magance matsalar da ke ta’azzara ta aikata miyagun laifuka.
Sufeto Janar Hillary Mutyambai, ya ce ba tare da wani bata lokaci ba, za a fara aikin kama mutanen masu lasisin mallakar bindigar da suka ki bin dokokin, su sama da dubu hudu, a karbe bindigar, sannan kuma a tuhume su.
A watan Fabrairu ne gwamnatin kasar ta Kenya ta bayar da umarnin tsaurara dokokin mallakar bindiga a kasar.
Sai dai kuma daga cikin kusan mutane dubu 14, da ke da rijistar mallakar bindiga a Kasar, kusan dubu tara ne kawai suka gabatar da kansu domin sake duba cancantar su rike bindigar, zuwa wa’adin lokacin da aka bayar na watan da ya wuce.
Karin mako daya ma da aka yi bayan wa’adin kusan bai tsinana komai ba, domin karin wadanda aka samu sun gabatar da kansu ba su da wani yawa.
Hakan ne dai kusan a ce ya harzuka shugaban rundunar ‘yan sandan kasar, inda ya bayar da umarnin kama dukkanin wadanda ba su gabatar da kansu ba.
Shugaban ‘yan sandan na Kenya ya ce karuwar aikata laifukan da ke da nasaba da bindiga da ake gani a kasar, ya sa dole a tilasta bin wannan doka.
Ya umarci kwamandojin ‘yan sanda na yankunan kasar da su fara kama duk masu lasisin mallakar bindigar da ba su gabatar da kansu ba, kuma su kwace bindigar, sannan kuma su gurfanar da su a gaban kotu.
Wani sabon bincike da aka yi na yawan wadanda suke rike da bindugogi a Kenya ya nuna akwai kananan bindigogi da dogaye 750,000 a hannun mutane a kasar, wanda hakan ya fi yawan gaba dayan bindugogin da ke hannun’yansanda da sojojin kasar.
Karkashin matakin raba mutane da bundugogin ne musamman wadanda suka mallake su ba bisa ka’ida ba, gwamnati ta bayar da wa’adin kwana 90 domin fara gurfanar da masu bundugogin ba lasis, domin karfafawa ‘yan kasar guiwa su mika makaman da ke hannunsu.
Boko Haram/ISWAP: Nigerian Army launches another operation
The Deputy Director, Army Public Relation, OPLD, Col. Ado Isa, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
He urged the public to always carry a valid means of identification when moving or passing through Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
Isa said the operation was aimed at searching for and arresting all suspected terrorists that currently roam some parts of the North East.
This, according to him, has become necessary following credible information that some of the fleeing criminals are hibernating in some towns and villages of Borno and Yobe States in particular and North East in general.
Army spokesperson disclosed that the troops had been instructed to strictly check valid means of identification of person before allowing them passage.
He advised people to always carry National Identification Card, Voters Registration Card, Drivers’ License and International Passports, or other valid official identification.
“We therefore once again enjoin all to fully cooperate with troops and security agencies in carrying out this exercise.
“The Theatre Command also wish to state that anyone not positively identified will attract further scrutiny and comprehensive investigation to determine his or her activities with the insurgents or otherwise.
“The general public is please requested to bear with this measure as it is in their best interest and our national security, as well as efforts to end the madness called insurgency as perpetrated by the erstwhile Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters,” he added.
Presidency Rejects UN Assessment Of Insecurity In Nigeria
The Nigerian Government has rejected the assessment of the United Nations of the state of insecurity in the country.
The Presidency in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Friday said that the UN Rapporteur on violence in Nigeria was inadequate and does not reflect the true situation in the country, describing it as disappointing.
It said while the government admitted that violence was a challenge, it was equally addressing the issue at all levels in collaboration with state governments.
However, the Presidency argued that any report that left out intra-group violence as a major factor contributing to the general spate of insecurity was unacceptable to the government.
Shehu said, “In Benue, Taraba, Cross River states and many parts of the country, most of the casualties result from intra-group, inter-group and community violence.
“Many of the displaced persons across the nation are also victims of these conflicts.
“Therefore, we are saddened that the rapporteur did not address intra-ethnic conflicts and cattle rustling as key elements in herders/farmers conflicts.”
The Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, in one report this month, said “Nigeria is a pressure cooker of conflicts”, warning that it posed serious danger to the rest of West Africa.
Aside from widespread killings by Boko Haram, she touched on raging banditry, killings by herdsmen over right of access to farmlands, kidnapping and alleged increasing human rights abuses by Nigerian security forces.
Callamard said, “The lack of accountability is on such a scale that pretending this is nothing short of a crisis will be a major mistake.
“If ignored, its ripple effect will spread in the sub-region given the country’s important role on the continent.”
Ribadu Tackles Governor Fintiri Over Appointment Of Council Chairmen
Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has condemned the conversion of Peoples Democratic Party chairmen in local governments as heads of the 21 local council areas in Adamawa State by Governor Ahmadu Fintiri.
Fintiri had in July appointed transition committees for the 21 local government areas of the state.
The five-member committee made up of PDP faithful have since been inaugurated and currently in charge of their respective local government councils.
Speaking at a reconciliation meeting of the All Progressives Congress in the state, Ribadu accused Fintiri of doing illegal things.
He said, “In the first place, it is against the law to even appoint chairmen of local government councils.
“There is a standing court order that prohibits appointment of council chairmen; it has to be an elected person who will occupy the position of a local government chairman.
“In Adamawa State they did the illegality; they decided to convert party chairmen to local council chairmen. It is an illegal thing to do.”
Speaking further, Ribadu said all warring factions of the party in the state had closed ranks.
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