Dauda Lawal, the governor of Zamfara state, has reaffirmed his administration’s resolve to strengthen and sustain the war against banditry, even as he summoned heads of security to oversee the dislodgement of all bandit camps across the state.
The meeting was place in the Council Chambers of Government House in Gusau, according to the Governor’s Spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris.
The Governor, who chaired the security council meeting on Thursday, was briefed by the chiefs of all the state’s security agencies.
“Governor Dauda Lawal presided over the security council meeting as part of his government’s resolve to prioritise security,” the statement said in part.
“He was briefed by the heads of the security agencies on their collective efforts to combat banditry.”
“Governor Dauda has called on the heads of security to ensure the dislodgement of all bandits camps across the State.”
He went on to say that the Zamfara government is committed to guaranteeing the protection of people’s lives and property in the state.
“The Governor expressed concern to the heads of the State’s security agencies about bandit activity in some areas, particularly the Gusau-Funtua Road, Magami-Dangulbi Road, Dan Kurmi-Anka Road, and Magami-Dansadau Road.”
“He also charged the heads of the military and police to deploy CSK platforms and Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) vehicles to constantly patrol all affected major roads, where the State Government will provide necessary support and logistics.”