The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has endorsed local area policing, improved financing and arrangement of coordinations for security agencies, deployment of technology as a solution to quickly addressing the spate of banditry attacks in the North-West region
Ganduje, who made the suggestion in Katsina, when he visited the legislative head of the state, Aminu Bello Masari, to reassure him over the recent Katsina fire incident maintained that community policing would provide the needed grassroots flavor and support in winning the fight against banditry in the region.
While commending some of his colleagues in the region who have adopted several security measures to checkmate banditry in their states, he advised those yet to do so to adopt community policing and the use of technology.
On his part, Masari thanked Ganduje and his entourage for the visit, noting that no major differences were existing between the two states.
He said, “We share our longest borders, and the relationship between us has remained ages. I don’t see boundaries and differences but administrative conveniences.”