Katsina state is among the North Western states that are bedevilled by the insecurity. Kaduna, Zamfara, Sokoto states are among the domains that face the insecurity from different angles. Kidnappings and banditry have become the order of the day in the region.
The explosion suspected to be improvised explosive device exploded at Yammama village of Malumfashi local government area of Katsina state. News reports so far indicated that not less than 6 people got killed and several others injured from the explosion.
The explosion took place in the bushes where people engaged in farming. All the casualties are farmers or hired laborers engaged In weeding of grasses.
It will be recalled that last month the youths of Katsina state had to engage in demonstration to register their annoyance at the level of security deterioration and to pressurize the federal government to take action against the monsters.
The governor of the state had to admit that as leaders they have failed to secure the people. He said he was even ashamed of facing people due to his guilty conscience.
The level of insecurity in Nigeria is just escalating despite the current corona virus pandemic that has grounded almost all the sectors in the country.
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