Zamfara community laments bandit attacks, begs Matawalle for assistance

1/16/2022 6:18:00 PM

Zamfara community laments bandit attacks, begs Matawalle for assistance

Matawalle, Zamfara

Zamfara community laments bandit attacks, begs Matawalle for assistance

Nahuche community members in Zamfara State on Sunday crowded the Government House to protest constant bandit attacks on the community, saying that the

Addressing newsmen at the press centre in Gusau, the state capital, the leader of the group, Musa Abdulahi, explained that a businessman named Alhaji Hadi Babban Gebe was abducted and the bandits killed him despite receiving N35 million as ransom.“Then the bandits returned back to Nahuche community and kidnapped more people and demanded N5 million for their freedom. We contributed the money, waiting for their release but they demanded two Boxer motorcycles before they would release the victims.

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Addressing newsmen at the press centre in Gusau, the state capital, the leader of the group, Musa Abdulahi, explained that a businessman named Alhaji Hadi Babban Gebe was abducted and the bandits killed him despite receiving N35 million as ransom. “Then the bandits returned back to Nahuche community and kidnapped more people and demanded N5 million for their freedom. According to her, the bandits numbering about 10, were all dressed in military uniform, shooting directly at all vehicles coming to Lagos from Ibadan. We contributed the money, waiting for their release but they demanded two Boxer motorcycles before they would release the victims. He stated that in order to carefully guard the unity of our nation, which we won at a greater cost, citizens should abstain from unguarded utterances, divisive actions and comments which could jeopardise the unity and progress of the State and the country as a whole. “And while we were still on negotiation with the bandits, they stormed the village again and abducted another group of people,” Abdullahi said. She wrote on Instagram,"Let's be careful on Ibadan Express Road, I escaped bandit attack at around after 5:00pm this evening after Oni-Garri on my way to Lagos. According to him, the community donated a huge amount of money to employ the services of some vigilante groups but the bandits continued to terrorize the community, saying that the villagers are tired of bandits’ constant attacks. “The Task Force on Security will be monitoring the areas to ensure full and proper compliance.

The former Bungudu local government chairman said that many villagers have fled the community due to constant attacks, stressing that the bandits have taken the community as their colony. They were like 10 in army uniform shooting directly at us. He also announced the monthly logistic support, the Zamfara State Government gives to security personnel operating in the state in addition to adequate arrangements made to ensure the welfare of the brave officers who died during internal security operations and to settle outstanding medical bills for those who sustained various degrees of injuries as well as the purchase of security vehicles with gadgets. He said the leaders of the community gathered at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital, to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy military and police operatives to the village for adequate security. The former chairman said that the Governor assured them of taking appropriate actions against the ugly situation ravaging the area.. Related Topics: . It was attended by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, Brigade Commander, 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army Gusau, Brig.