Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that his administration has resolved to begin implementing the recommendations of the MD Abubakar-led Committee on Finding Solutions to Banditry in Zamfara State as a next step in addressing the menace.
Mutawalle spoke yesterday evening during a special broadcast on the recent bandits’ attack in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
He said his government would not spare anyone indicted by the committee’s report, no matter how highly placed. The committee had recommended five emirs and 33 district heads for sack.
“I stated while receiving the report on 11th October 2019 that in implementing the report, the interest of the people of the state, especially their safety, security and individual as well as collective progress and development, would be the guiding principles of my government”
“Let me reiterate my call during the special sermon and prayers yesterday that our people should complement the efforts of the security forces by defending their communities in the wake of any attacks. This strategy is part of the decisions taken by the northern states governors to combat the menace of banditry and related crimes in the region.”