Probe Zamfara banditry now, Emir urges FG


Policemen out to catch kidnappers and bandits on Kaduna-Abuja highway

By Abubakar Ahmed

As security agents map out strategy on combating kidnapping and banditry,  Zamfara Council of Chiefs has requested the Federal Government to set up a panel or commission of inquiry to establish those behind banditry in the state and punish them.

The Chairman of the council and Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, made the appeal on Monday when he received the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, at his palace.

“We as a people will not forgive the actions of these people which have led to the killing and displacement of thousands of innocent citizens whose sources of livelihood have also been completely destroyed.

“Setting up of such a panel will help in bringing all the perpetrators to book,” he said.

The emir lauded some of the measures put in place against the bandits such as cutting their food and fuel supplies and added that the action had seriously…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria