Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle Said twenty Bandit Informats were arrested in Gusau, the state Capital
He warn landlords against giving out Houses to Bandits, Informats or hiding weapons used to unleashed mayhem on innocent citizens
Governor Bello Matawalle vowed to demolish any house where bandits’ informants or weapons suppliers are living in the state.
The Governor stated this while playing host to his Sokoto state Counterpart Aminu Waziri Tambuwal along with members of the state executive council who were in Gusau to commiserate with the government and people of Zamfara State over the recent m attack on some communities in the state.
” I have instructed for serious punitive measures including the demolition of any house where informants, weapons suppliers and people who are aiding banditry activities are found in the state”
“The Directives is with immediate effect and no one found guilty of the offense will be spared” Matawalle added
According to him, the action becomes necessary in order to fully address the resurgence of armed banditry which in the last one week claimed lives leading to the displacement of many innocent people
He said it is obvious that there people in the city who are providing information to the bandits in the bushes.
“The activities of informants is creating a lot of problems in the ongoing war against banditry in the state and called for the support of all citizens in the state to win the war”
“I urge traditional rulers in our dear state to keep vigil and monitor the activities of landlords in giving out houses for rent, directing them to report any suspicious movement to security agencies for immediate action. Gov. Matawalle appeal
” If actions like monitoring movements of suspicious characters are taken, the killing of innocent souls will reduce significantly in the state”
Also, the Sokoto state governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said he was in Zamfara to commiserate with the government and people over the recent unfortunate killing of innocent souls in some of the state which he described as “devastating and tragic.”
While condemning the act, Governor Tambuwal prayed for the repose of the souls of those killed during the attacks.