Women Stage Protest In Kaduna Over Attacks

Half-Unclad women on Tuesday protested over alleged night
attacks by herdsmen on Ninte village in Godogodo Chiefdom of
Jema’a Local Government, Kaduna State.
The women from Ninte and surrounding villages staged the
protest at the palace of the Chief of Godogodo.
The women demanded government intervention to stop the
alleged increasing cases of night killings, rape, burning of
houses by some assailants in the area.
Spokesperson of the protesters, Mrs. Deborah Reuben, accused
the government of insensitivity to their plight since the incident
started in May.
“The situation is unhealthy as it is no longer safe.
“The government we voted into power has left us at the mercy of
armed herdsmen, farms cannot be cultivated in the face of high
level of impunity,” she lamented.
Responding, the Chief of Godogodo, Malam Iliya Ajiya appealed
to the protesting women to remain calm as everything possible
was being done to bring the situation under control.
When contacted, the Interim Chairman of Jema’a local council,
Dr. Bege Katukah confirmed to NAN in a telephone interview
that security men had been mobilised to the affected

Related posts