Insecurity: Zamfara govt. calls for more action by security agencies



Gov. Matawalle of Zamfara has on security operatives intensify in tackling insecurity in the state.


The made the call in a statewide broadcast on the security situation in the state, on Wednesday.


Matawalle recalled that the peace accord and reconciliation with introduced by the government had led the surrender of many bandits.


He added that the initiative also facilitated the surrender of hundreds of fire and release of many people abducted by the bandits.


The  governor, however, described the current security situation in the as worrisome, including the number of widows and orphans.


“After extensive deliberation with stakeholders, the government appealing the public continue support security operatives with credible information.”


He assured that the administration would continue support security agencies in the area of intelligence and logistics.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that kidnapping and killing of innocent citizens particularly in rural areas have gradually returned after months of relative peace in the state. (NAN)