President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited Batsari Local Government Area to sympathise with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the area.
Batsari is one of the eight front line Local Government Areas disturbed with the activities of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina state.
The President was received by Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.
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The governor in his address said the recent deployment of additional security personnel and equipment to this area has led to a drastic reduction in the frequency of attacks.
He, however, admitted that there are still incidents of attacks, kidnap and cattle rustling in the area.
He added that the state government with the help of other security agencies has been able to scale down these atrocities owing to its dialogue and amnesty program.

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