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BREAKING: Bandits surrenders military Camouflage, ruffles to Zamfara government
Bandits under the rehabilitation of Zamfara state government reportedly surrendered riffles, military camouflage in bit to restore peace in the state.
During the submission ceremony on Friday 30 2018, the committee recovered from the repentant bandits included two LAR rifle, ten rounds of live ammunition and military camouflage, one LMG Military rifle, and one Ak 47 rifle.
This brought the total number of arms and ammunition recovered from the repentant bandits to nine, Daily Trust reports.
Recall that in June this year the repentant bandits willingly submitted two rifles, while three other guns were submitted to the police in August during a peace broker between Yan Sakai and the bandits.
He said, “Today being 30th August, 2019, the Commissioner of Police Mr Usman Nagogo and his team for peace and reconciliation have achieved another landmark progress in ensuring that the peace process did not only stop at releasing captives but all arms and ammunition and other offensive weapons are surrendered by bandits and other militia groups.
“To this end, some bandits, who have renounced banditry and other criminal activities, have surrendered four different caliber of arms and ammunition to the Commissioner of Police,”
He further stated that, following the trust and confidence built by his committee, bandits were now dealing with deviants among them who are not ready to accept the peace process and have become the eye and ears of security agencies and the government in the forests.
Mr. Nagogo, While at the government house to display the weapons to the governor thanked Mr Bellow for being honest and hardworking, which assisted the security operatives in the discharge of their duties.
Mr. Nagogo promised the Governor that he will work tirelessly to ensure that the people of Zamfara State are always sleeping with their eyes closed.
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, in his response, thanked the Commissioner of Police and other security chiefs in the state for standing by his government’s polices and programmes, especially the ongoing peace process, Daily Trust reports.
He promised to do all it takes to ensure peace and stability in the state.