“As the security operations proceed, the Kaduna State Government has been advised to postpone the resumption of schools, previously scheduled for 9th August 2021, and to pause the continuation of infrastructure projects and construction in high-risk areas, while awaiting further assessments by the security agencies.
Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Security in a statement on Friday, commended the military and police high commands for the ongoing security operations against armed bandits across the state.
Government said it had requested the military and police high commands to expand the operations to newly identified hide-outs.
“The government praises the doggedness and courage of officers and troops carrying out air and ground operations around Kaduna, Niger, Katsina, Plateau and Zamfara boundaries”, it said.
It also urged all residents to be patient and report any security breach to the nearest security agencies.
“New dates for school resumption will be announced, based on further security assessments.” While wishing the military and security agencies resounding success against the bandits, Kaduna government appeals for the understanding of all residents over any inconvenience caused by the postponement”, it said.