Youths block Kaduna-Kachia highway to protest insecurity


By Youths in Kaduna State have blocked the Kaduna-Kachia highway to protest the frequent kidnapping of residents.

Over 100 irate youths expressed their displeasure with the kidnapping of innocent members of their community and demands for ransom.

The angry youths stormed the highway at about 11 am and mounted a blockade preventing people from utilising both sides of the dual carriageway, grounded all business activities.

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One of the youths who identified himself as Bulus Auta told Daily Post that ” Kidnapping business in the state increased daily without a positive response from the Government.


“Every day, we witness kidnappings. No business thrives in Kaduna like kidnapping. More and more people are encouraged to go into the kidnapping business because the state government has refused to wipe out kidnappers.”