The Nigeria Hunters Council, NHC, Katsina State Chapter has volunteered to assist the State Government in Fighting the war against banditry in the State.
Hajiya Ummah Dauda, the Assistant Commandant General (ACG), made the request on Thursday, when she led other members of the association on a courtesy visit to the office of the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa.
ACG Ummah said: “As hunters, we know the forest very well and the truth is we are in a better position to help the government in fighting bandits. Besides, our members are well fortified and bullets cannot penetrate us. We are trained warriors, and fighters.
“That is why we are appealing to the government to carry us along in their bid to tame the menace of banditry experienced in the state
“Our work force in each local government areas are more than a hundred. In some LGAs, we have over one hundred hunters and all of them are warriors.
“Some of our members here single-handedly arrested bandits in the past and handed them to security operatives.
“Sir, with the kind permission of the state government, we are ready to hit the forest and fish out these bandits even right now,”