Zamfara Former Governors Agree to Unite in Fight Against Insecurity

Amid lingering insecurity be-deviling the state, former governors of Zamfara State have agreed to shelve their political differences, while confronting the issue of insecurity heads-on.

The ex-governors comprises Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura, Mamuda Aliyu Shinkafi, Abdulaziz Yari and Bello Muhammed Matawalle.

According to them, it was high time they buried their differences and proffer solutions to the myriad of security challenges that continue to consume lives and properties of citizens of the state.

The former governors who met at the residence of immediate past governor of the state and Minister of State, Defense, Bello Matawalle, Saturday night discussed issues bedeviling the state and agreed to work towards providing solace to the people of the state irrespective of their political differences.

The BBC Hausa quoted Yusuf Idris Gusau, the State Secretary of the APC as saying that the closed door meeting centered on insecurity bedeviling Zamfara State and how best to confront it.

“The former governors in their meeting at the residence of Minister of Defense discussed about insecurity issues in the state with a view to find solutions and also look at ways to better the lives of the citizens of the state in the areas of education and health care”, it said.

Gusau in the statement said the ex-governors have resolved that when it comes to security of the citizens, the issue of political differences have to be set aside and proffer solutions to the people.

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It would be recalled that in the last few days, there were series of reported killing and abductions in local communities in Zamfara State, with the waylaying bandits targeting educational institutions and anyone who dare them.

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