Highwaymen give up 216 rifles in Zamfara State
216 rifles for the most part AK-47 have been recuperated by the Zamfara Government from scoundrels threatening inhabitants.
In an announcement by Yusuf Idris, Director-General, Press Affairs to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Sunday said the senator made the disclosure when he got previous Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon at the Government House, Gusau on Saturday.
The announcement said that the majority of the weapons were willfully come back to the legislature by contrite scoundrels who gave up to grasp harmony while decrying their terrible ways. The senator portrayed the senior statesman's visit to the state as convenient and looked for guidance from the resigned general on the most ideal approaches to end banditry in the state.
"Matawalle kept up that Nigeria now needs a greater amount of his character with the present circumstance of banditry, seizing and different offensive wrongdoings so as to exhort current pioneers in taking care of the horrible circumstance.
He further said that tapping from the abundance of Gowon's involvement as a previous Army General and Head of State who battled for the corporate presence of the nation will help his organization decidedly on security insight and intercession.
"On his administration endeavors to end the threat of outfitted banditry, the Governor educated the pioneer that his organization has received different strategies that incorporate compromise which have begun to yield positive outcomes as more than 216 AK47 rifles have been given up to the experts by giving up outlaws," the announcement said.