The Zamfara state Governor, Bello Muhammed Matawallen Maradun, has condemned the recent incessant attacks on communities by bandits, describing the acts as senseless.
This is contained in a statement signed by the state Commissioner of Information, Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara and made available to Blueprint in Gusau Saturday.
“The government therefore expresses it’s deep sympathy and heart felt condolences to the bereaved families of the affected victims of these tragedies brought about by the murderous”. Matawalle said.
The Governor appealed to the good people of the state to pray for the repose of the departed souls and continue to be law-abiding.
“People should remain calm and gentle, as well as go about their normal businesses. Security agents have been mobilized to the affected communities and directed to deal ruthlessly with anyone found disrupting the peace being enjoyed by our people”. He said
According to him, his government is doing everything humanely possible to protect the lives and property of the people.
“The attacks which took place at this time when we are celebrating our two years in office, showcasing our efforts in providing the people with the dividends of democracy, has deeply touched the governor and his government”. Matawalle Contended.
Matawalle further appreciates the manner in which the people of the state are law-abinding and supportive of the government’s efforts in providing security and the dividends of democracy.
“As part of the efforts to protect the citizenery and the concern it has on the recent sad incidents that took place in Bungudu, Maru and Zurmi local government areas respectively, government deemed it necessary to suspend all the 8 activities lined up for the democracy day for now, untill further notice”. He added