Wed 03 Oct 2018
The troubled region has seen unprovoked attacks, killings and kidnappings in recent times including killing of over 70 villagers.
Heavily armed bandits in the Birnin Gwari axis of the state have killed over a hundred people, including 12 soldiers and five policemen.
Meanwhile, the Chief of Army staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai has ordered officers and men of the Nigerian Army to wipe out armed bandits unleashing mayhem on the Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna State within three weeks.
The Army chief, who flagged off the 2 Battalion Forward Operation Base (FOB) charged the military to go on the offensive against the bandits.