Insecurity: Youths Protest In Katsina, Block Highway
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Some youths in Funtua and Birnin-Gwari area of Katsina state on Saturday blocked a major highway that cuts through these communities in protest against the rising insecurity in the area.
According to the PUNCH, travellers were delayed for about three hours before the police from Funtua intervened. The state has been witnessing a spike in insecurity.
Some travellers on the Funtua-Dandume-Birnin-Gwari road have experienced armed robbery attacks. The protest began about 7:00am. Tree branches and worn-out tyres were used as blockades on the road, the report said.
The PUNCH quoted a motorist as saying the youth — during their demonstration — expressed dismay over the incessant attacks on their communities by gunmen