Zamfara State Governor, Bello Muhammed Matawalle, has urged all northern state governors to hitch heads collectively to destroy bandits camps in his state in different to finish their continues operation within the area.
Naija Information understands the governor said this whereas receiving members of the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) who paid a condolence go to to the state over the killing of eight individuals within the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda.
In line with Matawalle, whereas addressing the NWC members led by its Chairman, Uche Secondus, stated the tip to banditry assault within the northern area is in Zamfara state which he governs.
The governor described the state as ‘the epicentre of banditry in the North’.
He stated; “Zamfara is the epicentre of banditry within the North and if the problem of banditry is taken critically in Zamfara State, I guarantee you the entire concern of banditry in Northern Nigeria will finish.
“So, I’m calling on my colleagues and the safety companies to place extra efforts in Zamfara State in order that we are able to establish all of the camps of the bandits and destroy them.
“If we don’t destroy them, we may not be able to end the issue of banditry in the North or Nigeria at large. No matter what the bandits tell you about dialogue or reconciliation”.
In the meantime, suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group on Thursday night attacked Garkida town in Gombi local government area of Adamawa State.
Naija Information experiences that the Boko Haram insurgents thronged the city via the primary highway within the late afternoon, forcing residents to flee to the encompassing mountains, DailyTrust experiences.