Zamfara Govt condoles families of victims of bandits’ attacks, promises to end banditry


From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau

Zamfara state government has expressed disgust over the recent attacks on some communities in Maradun and Bakura local government areas of the state that led to the loss of lives of innocent people.

The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Right Honourable Nasiru Muazu Magarya who led the state government’s delegation to the affected villages sympathized with them and assured that adequate measures would be taken to end banditry activities in the state.

The Speaker said the state government was very much worried and was working hand-in-hand with the security agencies in the state to find lasting solution to the security challenges facing the state.

“The Government hereby condoles  with the families of those who lost their lives in the sad event and is taking every necessary steps to ensure that the culprit are brought to book”. Said the Speaker.

The delegation comprising the Speaker, the Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Bala Bello Maru, Commissioners of Local Government, Information, Security and Home Affairs, Commissioner of Police and Permanent Secretary Ministry for Local Government also expressed deep government’s concern and worry over the attacks.

In a communique signed by the state’s Commissioner of information, Alhaji Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, it was stated that, ”the state Government has constituted another committee under the leadership of the Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs to assess the extent of damages caused by the attacks with a view to assisting the victims as a matter of urgency”.

“The state government has directed all the security agencies in the state to deploy more of their men to keep vigil on the communities to ensure adequate protection of lives and property of the people within and around the respective villages”.

“Government also directed the two local government councils’ sole administrators of Maradun and Bakura to always report any attempt by the hoodlums to attack their communities to security agencies for quick action to avert lost of lives”.

“The government also assured the people of the areas of adequate security during the forth coming rainy season farming to give them the much needed protection to cultivate their farm lands”.  

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