FG Urged to Set Up C’ttee On Zamfara Crisis — Leadership Newspaper


A Socio-Political group known as Zamfara Vanguard has called on the Federal Government to set up a committee to resolve the wanton killings by bandits, cattle rustling and kidnappings that has plagued the state for the past two years.

The group said in a statement made available to newsmen and signed by its coordinator Haliru Musa, said the committee when established should among other things trace the genesis and the remote causes of the killings.

It also called on the government to identify the sponsors as well as fish out the traditional rulers suspected to have abetted the killings and other accomplices and be made to face the law no matter who is involve and highly placed.

“We are requesting the Federal Government  to immediately intervene in the huge humanitarian crisis that has emanated from the ugly development.”

Musa said in the statement, adding that the current population of widows and orphans coming out of the crisis is another challenge that only…

Source: Leadership Newspaper