Northern Group Launches Operation ‘Shege Ka Fasa’ Security Outfit
Barely after a month after Governors of the South West States launched their regional security outfit, Operation Amotekun, the Coalition of Northern Group has also launched its security platform, code-named Operation ‘Shege Ka Fasa.’
The outfit, which was launched in Kaduna State on Wednesday is made up of various socio-political organisations is aimed at protecting the lives and property of citizens in the region and will be formally inaugurated in the few weeks.
The logo of the security outfit, which shows an angry lion, was also launched.
The group has already procured vehicles and trained personnel in preparation for the commencement of operation.
According to the Spokesman of the coalition, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the decision to set up the security outfit is due to the increasing cases of banditry, kidnapping, and terrorism in the region.
He also called on the nineteen northern states governors to urgently back the initiative and provides the necessary legal framework for its operation in order to secure the lives of the people.
The spokesman of the group while giving further reason for the establishment of the security outfit said the dwindling economy, rising poverty and crippling security situation in the northern region requires the active involvement of communities that are at the receiving end to tackle.
The northern regional security outfit according to the initiators will complement the efforts of the police, the military, the state security services to detect, expose and defeat all criminal machinations and carry out specific and general tasks that would realign the attitude and thinking of the public with the ideals and objectives of the founding fathers of the North.