Zamfara state government has made clarification with regard to its offer of N1 million reward to “anyone” who recovers AK 47 rifle from bandits in the state, saying security personnel are exempted from the reward.
Zamfara Government has advised the Senator representing Zamfara Central, Senator Kabiru Marafa, to stay away efforts of state and federal governments in addressing security challenges in the state.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has decried the deplorable state of infrastructure in education across the country and described it as a major threat to the sector.
The Chairman of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Salisu-Isah Dangulbi, said on Monday that the state needs more security personnel to effectively address its lingering security challenges.
The Federal Ministry of Defence’s Committee on Farmers/Herders Crisis said it was partnering state governments on lasting solution to farmers/headers crises in parts of the country.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State on Thursday announced a reward of N1 million on every illegal AK 47 rifle returned to the state government.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says the State Government would engage 8,500 youths as Civilian Joint Task Force members to join security agents in combating crimes in the state.
The Chairman of the Zamfara State Branch of the Association of Local Governments in Nigeria, Alhaji Muhammad Umar, has called for measures to curb insecurity in the state.
Dr. Bello Matawalle, the PDP Governorship candidate in Zamfara, has said that he would focus on three key issues – security, education and health – if elected in 2019.
The Emir of Gusau, Zamfara, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, has called for collaborative measures by all stakeholders against supply of illicit drugs in order to reduce the spate of killings among youths in the state.
The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressive Congress has shifted its governorship primaries to October 1, due to non-arrival of the election committee from the National Headquarters in Abuja.
Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State has warned governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in the state against using insecurity to campaign against his government.
The police in Zamfara have confirmed that bandits attacked and killed six persons in the early hours of Wednesday in Badarawa village of Shinkafi Local Government area of Zamfara.
Zamfara Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has cautioned youths in the state against any form of violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has revealed that a total of 2,385 people were killed by armed bandits in the state from 2011 to date.
The National Emergency Management Agency has donated eight trucks of relief materials to about 29,000 victims displaced by bandits in seven villages and towns in Anka Emirate, Zamfara.