Kaduna-Abuja Highway Blocked by Angry Residents as they Protest Incessant kidnappings Happening in the Area
Angry residents of Niger state have blocked the Gauraka Abuja-Kaduna Highway in the Tarfa Local Government Area of Niger State, as they protested the incessant kidnappings recorded on the road.
As early as 6am today, May 24, The irate youths barricaded the busy road with a bonfire, stones, and wood, insisting that nobody will pass until the government addresses the issue of insecurity in the area. They said that kidnappers and bandits have been operating in the community on a daily basis and abducted many residents.
According to them, bandits have been picking people up from house to house without any intervention by the security agents in the area despite the presence of a military barracks, Zuma Barracks, in the area.