Zamfara State Commissioner of Police Kolo Yusuf has led a team of troops to t patrol that covers over a Hundred Kilometers distance
The patrol was along the Gusau – Talata Mafara – Sokoto Federal highways
The aim of the patrol is to assess and personally supervised the operational capacity of Police Tactical/Conventional operatives deployed to ensure safety of commuters along the route
The area the CP led the patrol falls within the western part of Zamfara which has been facing Security challenges lately
In the course of the patrol, the Zamfara Police boss mapped out some Salient and strategic points along the highway which would be fortified with the deployment of operatives from the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), and conventional Police operatives
This is in addition to the earlier strategies put in place in other areas by the CP to curb activities of terrorists, Bandits, Kidnappers and other Criminal elements
In a related Development, CP Kolo Yusuf visited joint operatives of Operation Hadarin Daji nipping point near the Zamfara State College of Education Maru, and charged the personnel to be security conscious at all times
He also paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Mafara, HRH. Bello Mohammed Barmo at his Palace in Talata Mafara.
The Young and vibrant professional senior police officer assured the Emir that, with the ongoing commitment and determination of the Police and other security agencies, normalcy will be restored in all troubles areas
Kolo Yusuf tasked members of the public on active intelligence sharing with Law Enforcement Agencies for effective policing of all spaces.
The Commissioner also visited the 207 Quick Response Group of the Nigerian Air Force in Gusau
This is also part of his familiarization visit to sister agencies and other stakeholders in the area of peace
The police solicited the support and synergy with the Nigerian Air force to rid Zamfara of crime
The Commander 207 Nigerian Air force thanked the Zamfara police Commissioner and his team for the visit and assures of good and harmonious working relationship
Life has not been good for some Communities in Western Zamfara in recent times due to the increasing rate of attacks and Kidnapping
Forty four Worshippers were abducted by armed bandits a week ago in Zugu central Jumm’at Mosque while observing Jumm’at prayer
Zugu is a village in Bukkuyum Local Government area of the State
Though, forty three out of the forty four abducted worshippers were released after six days in Captivity, but sadly on died in the hands of his Captors.