Katsina State debunks media reports over Akwa Ibom evacuating 38 of its indigenes over security concerns.
Written by News Room on April 5, 2022
Katsina State has debunked reports in some sections of mainstream and social media that Akwa Ibom evacuated 38 of its indigenes over security concerns.
Acting Director-General, Media, Katsina State, Alhaji Al’amin Isah, told newsmen that insecurity had not reached the level that other states would be evacuating their indigenes from Katsina State.
In his remarks, Special Assistant to Gov. Aminu Masari on Security Matters, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmad-Katsina, said Katsina State government had contacted the leadership of non-indigenous people in the state on the issue and had later confirmed that it was all a ruse.
Ahmad-Katsina assured all non-indigenes that the security situation was under control and that they were safe, adding that no state in the northwest was as safe as Katsina State.
Also speaking, President of Good Neighbourhood and Peace Promotion Foundation, Katsina State, Mr Obong Patricksaid it was not aware of any security challenge peculiar to non-indigenes.