BUBANZA October 18th (ABP) – The inhabitants of Bubanza province (north-west of Burundi) are called upon to safeguard peace and security, that appeal was made to them by the governor of Bubanza province, Mr. Cleophas Nizigiyimana, in the security meeting he held on Thursday October 14 in Gihanga commune.
Some of the probable causes of insecurity that were raised during that meeting are among others, illegally detained firearms still visible, giving the example of a grenade that was found on Wednesday at Village 4 in Gihanga commune, just three weeks ago, two other grenades were discovered in a field in Musenyi village in Mpanda commune, two of which were found in Mitakataka of Bubanza commune, one of which seriously injured two children.
The communal commissioner of police in Gihanga, asks those who still detain them, illegally, to surrender them voluntarily to the risk of sanctions in accordance with the law. Participants in that meeting also spoke of the theft of cows which are slaughtered on the spot so that the perpetrators leave with the meat. The other probable cause of insecurity, which was raised, being the case of commission agents who go through courts to appropriate land properties that are not theirs, with the help of false witnesses, he said.
Here, the governor of Bubanza province calls on his leaders to appropriate the strengthening of security and to remain vigilant, especially as that province borders on the DR Congo. He also invites them to always think about increasing production from self-development projects.