RESIDENTS OF GAURAKA COMMUNITY IN TAFA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF NIGER STATE ON MONDAY BLOCKED THE ABUJA-KADUNA HIGHWAY IN PROTEST.
Written by wave FM on May 25, 2021
Hundreds of residents of Gauraka Community in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State on Monday blocked the Abuja-Kaduna Highway to protest regular kidnapping and insecurity in the community.
Most protesters, mainly youths, blocked the highway and roads while they burnt tyres.
The protesters demanded that the state and Federal Government boost security in the area and the highway to stop the incessant attacks.
According to them, kidnappers stormed the area on Saturday and Sunday, kidnapping at least 15 persons from the community and killing three others.