Matawalle restates commitment to restoring peace in Zamfara



Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says he will not rest on oars until peace is restored to all parts of the state.

This is contained in a statement by Yusuf Idris, Director-General, Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications Government House, Gusau.


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According to the statement, Matawalle spoke in a statewide broadcast to the people, ahead of Eid-El-Kabir festival.

He said administration had employed one of the best options, which is peace and dialogue, with men of the underworld terrorising the state.

The governor said the dialogue had earned resulted in the relative peace the is enjoying.

He, however, noted that he was aware of the existence of pockets of unrepentant bandits still operating in the state.

He said that he had briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on many occasions, adding that the latter had ordered the deployment of more security personnel to the state.

The governor appreciated the efforts of the security working in the state, as well as the support, prayers and cooperation being extended to government by the people.

“Matawalle pointed out that government has kept fate with the people in meeting campaign promises despite dwindling resources and the security challenges in the state. (NAN)