Zamfara state government has approved the formation of additional para-military unit to support control and command aimed at providing reinforcement on the activities of community protection guards (CPG).
This is contained in a statement issued to the public by the information Commissioner of the state Mr. Ibrahim Dosara.
He said the newly established unit is to be headed by a retired Commissioner of Police Mamman Anka as Commandant – General while Capt Aminu Mada rtd is to serve as his Deputy Commandant General Operations.
Others are Sulaiman Lawali Zurmi Commandant Operations, Bashir Nafiu Gusau, Commandant Mobilization and Alh Aliyu Na’ibi Karakkai – Commandant Surveillance and Intelligence.
Other members of the control and command centre of the Community Protection Guards include, Shi’itu Makera T/Mafara, Bello Dankurmi and Dogo Na Bukkuyum