Armed thugs disrupt northern group’s security meeting

A security meeting organised by the Coalition of Northern Groups was dispersed by unknown armed thugs The participants at the meeting had to flee for their lives as the thugs destroyed properties at the venue.

thugs brandishing machetes have disrupted a security review summit organised by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) in Kaduna, Newsmen reports.
According to the newspaper, the meeting slated for 11am on Monday, December 14, was aimed at developing a module for Broad-Based Community Acton for Self Defence, Deeper Engagement and Enhanced Synergy among the 19 states in the northern region.
However, shortly after the meeting commenced, some thugs brandishing various weapons allegedly invaded Arewa House, the venue, and chased out the participants and stakeholders just as they vandalised properties.

participants at the meeting include security experts, traditional and religious leaders, civil society groups, businesses community, government, trade, youths, opinion leaders as well as women associations in the north.
They all had to scamper for safety for fear of being attacked by the armed thugs.
Meanwhile, following the spate of kidnappings and killings in many states of the federation, the lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central at the Senate during the eight National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has advised Nigerian governors. reports that Sani in a thread of tweet on Wednesday, December 9, asked the governors led by Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state to use their security votes to pay ransom for the kidnap victims.
He also consoled the families of the victims of the recent bandit attacks and massacre in the Giwa local government area of Kaduna state, saying the killings of Nigerians should be stopped.

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