GOVERNOR LAWAL VISITS ZURMI LGA, SAYS BANDITRY WILL SOON BE OVER IN ZAMFARA
Governor Dauda Lawal has expressed his administration’s commitment to end banditry in Zamfara State.
On Thursday, the governor visited Zurmi local government and assured the people that banditry would soon be a thing of the past.
A statement by the spokesperson for the governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, said the visit to Zurmi LGA was to sympathise with the emirate and victims of the recent attack.
The statement commended President Tinubu’s administration for its efforts in fighting banditry in the State.
He said: “In his commitment to ensuring peace in Zamfara, Governor Dauda Lawal visited Zurmi local government area to sympathise with the emirate and its people. He pledged to increase security measures to prevent future attacks.
“The Governor was received by the Emir of Zurmi, His Royal Highness Alhaji Bello Suleiman, at the palace.”
While at the Zurmi LGA military formation, Governor Lawal commended and encouraged the troops with words of appreciation.
“We appreciate the federal government’s support, especially the increased presence of troops in volatile areas across the state. The security forces are doing an excellent job of securing the lives and properties of the people.”
The Governor visited internally displaced persons at GSS Zurmi, Government Secondary School Nasarawan Zurmi, and Primary School Dauran. He sympathised and assured them of his commitment to ending banditry in the State.
He presented the internally displaced persons with relief materials and promised to work towards returning them to their homes, where they rightfully belong.
SULAIMAN BALA IDRIS
Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the Zamfara Governor
December 21, 202