President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday stated he had directed heads of
safety companies within the nation to clear the bandits killing harmless
residents in Zamfara State and neighbouring states instantly. He additionally
ordered that kidnappers working in all elements of the nation ought to be
given the same remedy.
The President had met with service chiefs and heads of different safety
companies behind closed doorways particularly to tackle the Zamfara nightmare
and the rising kidnapping incidents within the nation. Thursday’s directives
got here 5 days after Operation Puff Adder, a safety joint operation
focused at tackling banditry in Zamfara and kidnappings alongside the
Abuja-Kaduna Highway, was launched.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin, spoke with journalists
on what transpired on the assembly. He said, “The safety assembly we simply
had with Mr President today (Thursday), was to overview the technique that we
are adopting in confronting safety points in Zamfara State particularly and
different locations nationwide.
“This overview of technique is to tackle all the problems, together with
kidnapping, banditry and different related points confronting the nation and
we’re popping out with a revised technique to deal with these challenges.”
“Olonisakin stated Buhari gave particular directives on what to be accomplished within the
days forward. He defined, “Yes, the marching orders are for us to deal with
this difficulty instantly and ruthlessly and be sure that all these bandits are
instantly dealt with and all these points which are bordering on our
safety are correctly addressed.”