Tag: Masari

Insecurity: Masari bans operation of commercial phone charging centres

Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, has banned the operations of commercial phone charging centres in the state to stem insecurity. The governor also hinted on planned “further measures with the Federal Ministry of Communications with the aim of restoring normalcy in the communities”. This was disclosed during the inauguration of[Read More…]

Insecurity: Masari shuts Katsina highways, livestock markets, ban sale of Petrol

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has ordered the immediate shutting down of some major Katsina highways to tame activities of bandits and other crimes in the state. The highways shut down include Jibia-Gurbin Baure road and Kankara-Sheme roads linking to Zamfara State. Masari further advised that all travelers[Read More…]

Self Defense: Masari tackles CNG over call for his resignation

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has dismissed a call by the state’s chapter of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) for his resignation over his stance on self-defence against bandits. Alhaji Abdul Labaran, the governor’s Director General on Media in a statement obtained by NAN, quoted Masari to have[Read More…]

I’m supporting youths, will not contest any office in 2023 — Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has dismissed speculations that he may seek another political office at the end of his second term in 2023. The governor spoke when he appeared at NAN Forum, the flagship interview programme of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said having served[Read More…]

How cattle rustling snowballed into kidnapping, banditry — Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has given an insight into how cattle rustling snowballed into the current spate of kidnapping and banditry in the North West Zone of the country. The governor spoke in Katsina when he appeared on NAN Forum, the flagship interview programme of the News[Read More…]

People misunderstood governors, they think we’re enjoying — Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has tackled insinuations that governors are enjoying themselves despite the insecurity in the country. Masari who was speaking during an interview with DW Hausa said “In this difficult time and uncertainty, all the issue of governance has been dominated by security matters from sunset[Read More…]

Insecurity: Katsina Governor Masari meets with Northwest Governors

The Northwest Governors on Thursday y met under the Chairman of their Forum, the Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari to review the security situation of their respective States. Governor Masari during the meeting said that he is confident that the insecurity being faced by the Northwest region will be[Read More…]

Bandits are yet to kill any of the abducted schoolboys – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has denied claims that two of the abducted Kankara schoolboys are dead.  He disclosed this in a chat in Channels Television programme, Politics Today on Wednesday night.  Masari said that the government does not want any of the boys dead and that’s why the[Read More…]

Katsina Governor, Masari, lifts ban on Juma’at and church services

Governor Bello Masari of Kastina State has announced the temporary lifting of lockdown throughout the state every Friday. Masari also lifted the ban on religious gatherings and inter-local government movements across the state.  The governor said the decision was to enable Muslim and Christian faithful observe their weekly religious activities[Read More…]

APC Prepared To Win Edo State, Appoints Katsina Governor Masari To Chair Guber Primary Polls

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a national committee for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship primary of the party. According to a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the APC, Godwin Erhahon, the committee, which was inaugurated in Abuja by the National Chairman of the[Read More…]