Vice President Yemi Osinbajo told the people of Katsina to expect reduction in the activities of bandits in the State and the county at large now that the bandits have been declared as terrorists.
He said this when he visited the Katsina emirate on Sunday after condolence greeting to Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, the business Mugul who lost his mother last week.
He said the reason for declaring bandits as terrorists were the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to finally halt evil activities of the criminals in the state and the nation at large.
He said: “We should expect to see significant changes and peace. So by the grace of God peace will retire completely to all our villages and communities.
” This is the President’s desire and I am sure with all the measures taking place, we should be able to see very significant changes in the security situation in the country.”
Osibanjo, therefore thanked the emirate for the wormly reception given to him, as he prayed for God’s guidance and protection to the people and members of the emirate.
On his part, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abudlmumini Kabir Usman, thanked the Vice President for the visit, said he is happy that the federal government has declared bandits as terrorists that they can be rid away.
He urged people to have a clean mind and be obedient to God so that He will answer our prayers, adding that people should their brother’s keepers and love one another for peaceful coexistence in the State and nation.
The Vice President, was earlier at the Dahiru Mangal’s house where he consoled with him over his mother’s death, then went to the house of Late President Umaru Yar’adua and also condole with the family before his return to Abuja.