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.
The Zamfara Hajj Commission has said that 2,158 intending pilgrims from the state are to perform the 2018 Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia.
The Police Community Relations Committee has lauded the Federal Government for deploying troops to tackle killings in Zamfara being perpetrated by bandits.
AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to a statement by AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information,the deployment of the artillery EC-135 helicopter is part of efforts aimed at intensifying the fight against armed banditry in Zamfara…
The council’s Director in charge of Inspection and Monitoring, Anthonia Aruya, announced the closure at a news conference in Gusau on Saturday.
The recovery in Zamfara was made from repentant bandits who surrendered their weapons to the state government Committee for Peace, Reconciliation and Disarmament, headed by the Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala.
Alhaji Ibrahim Tudu, Director, State’s Zakkat Collection, Zakkat and Endowment Board, made this known to journalists on Monday in Gusau.
The speaker, who is also the Chairman of the Main Organising Committee for the congresses, said the congresses were held under very peaceful and conducive atmosphere without rancour.
Danladi stated this in Gusau on Friday while distributing the election materials of the congress to members of the state APC local organising committee.