Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, ordered that security guards be redeployed to areas affected by bandit activity.
Matawalle said this during his visit on Tuesday to the IDP camp at Unguwar Danbaba in the tsunami zone of the Gusau local government area in Zamfara state.
The governor said he was saddened and disturbed by the upsurge in banditry activities which led to the creation of a camp for internally displaced people in Gusau, the state capital.
Sympathetic with the internally displaced people, who are mostly from Rijiya village of Gusau, a region of the state’s local government, the governor ordered the redeployment of more security personnel to the region. region to ensure normalcy returns before victims can be allowed to return home. .
Matawalle assured them of continued protection through his administration of the lives and property of the citizens of the State.
He said: “Although the current administration has inherited the security problem in the state, but with the support and cooperation of the people, the situation has reduced to a minimum level,” he said. added.
The governor called on the people of the state to support the government in providing timely intelligence and information to security agencies in order to end the security challenges facing the state.
Matawalle commended the Ministry of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Management for the swift action taken to provide food, medicine and bedding material to the IDP camp.
Speaking earlier, one of the IDP leaders, Mallam Muhammadu Shehu, expressed his joy at the governor’s visit and called for the redeployment of more security personnel to affected communities to enable them to return to their communities. respective.
In the entourage of the governor were the secretary of the state government, Alhaji Bala Bello Maru, head of service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, head of government cabinet, Colonel Bala Mande (rtd), deputy head of government cabinet , Dr Bashir Mohammed Maru, PDP President of the State, Alhaji Tukur Umar Danfulani Maikatako, heads of state security agencies, commissioners and senior officials, among others.