By Khadija Aliyu
The Kano Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS), says it has received 163 complaints from January to December.
The Commander Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS) Kano State Command, Abdullahi Al-ameen made the disclosure to newsmen in Kano.
According to him, out of the total. complaints received 154 had been treated, while nine were still pending.
He explained that,the service is working ascidiously to meet up to it’s mandate of preventing and detecting crimes and illegal activities perpetrated in the forests.
“Most of the cases were on animal theft, car and tricycle theft, debt, phone snatching, farmer herder clash among others”
The commander pointed out that,NHFSS would partner with relevant stakeholders on community policing to achieve the desired objectives.
Al-ameen further explained that this year, the service would retrain it’s personnel on combat, capacity building, security information among others.
He added that,the training would assist NHFSS personnel to know what to do in the forest, gather relevant information on armed robbers, thieves among others.
The Commander also appealled to the government to pass a bill to make them one of the government security outfits since they are still a voluntary organisation.
He solicited the cooperation of the public to make the state a zero crime free society.