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MONDAY & TUESDAY ATTACKS:, BANDITS KILL OVER HUNDRED PEOPLE IN ZAMFARA By. Anas Sani Anka

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Suspected gunmen numbering over two hundred invaded several communities in Maru and Talatar Mafara local government areas of Zamfara State living behind over hundred people dead.

Speaking  exclusively to thunder blower online news medium, member representing Talatar Mafara South at the State House of Assembly Aminu Yusuf Jangebe confirmed that, the suspected gunmen invaded over ten villages in Talatar Mafara killed over sixty people, and burnt dozens of houses and local food silos.
He mentioned that, villages like Dangode, Nwalar Yargada, Tungar Laushi, Tungar Biri, Gidan Alle, were among those villages attacked under his costituency.
He told thunder Blowers that, as at this morning, funeral prayers were still ongoing as more dead bodies were still being  recovered from the bush.
He noted further that, search for more bodies have been intensified even as hundreds of households fled their houses and take refuge at Jangebe primary school. 
He also pointed that, airforce jet has been deployed by the army to provide air surveillance to the affected areas while he provided food stuffs as an emergency relief to his people.
In a related development, similar attack was launched in some villages of Maru local government area of the state same days. The villages attacked included Birnin Malam, Zaman Gida, Saranke and Nwala where over sixty people were also killed.
Member representing one of the constituencies in Maru at the state house of Assembly Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma who sent an audio conversation he had with one of the survivors noted that, the attack left majority of the people on shock as search for more dead bodies was still on as at today.
Another confided source from Mayanchi who spoke exclusively  with the thunder Blowers noted that, when he makes call to confirm the actual number of those killed in a separate attacks on people of Zaman Gida, Bullake, Tungar Roro and Kwankirawa same Monday and tuesday. He confirm to thunder Blowers Online News Medium that, 20 more people were killed most of them members of vigilante who pursued the bandits in a counter attack but never returned alive.
As at now, Security has been beef up at Mafara hence military jet has been deployed as confirmed by the member representing the area but for Maru and parts of Mayanchi no clear information has been issued regarding the deployment of security operatives even as Kanoma people confirmed to their state assembly member that, soldiers stationed at the area failed to offer prompt response even when the attack was ongoing.
When contacted, Zamfara Police Command Public Relations Officer SP Shehu Muhammad promised to get back at thunder Blowers for details from their own end. 

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA RETIRES FROM ACTIVE SERVICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has formally retired from active service of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday.

He retired on age ground since he has thirty-three of active years in service.

He assumed office as police Commissioner in Zamfara in August 13th 2021 and formally retired after attaining 60 years of age.

During his twelve months of active service as the Police, Commissioner Elkana work harder

Addressing officers of the command, CP Elkana said he has never regretted serving the police force since he has done his best in serving his country.

He commended the IGP Baba Alkali, the state Governor Bello Matawalle, heads of security outfits and indeed all officers of the command for their support to him during his active days as police commissioner.

He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges.

He urged his predecessor and indeed all officers of the command to remain committed and be corrupt free in the discharge of their official duty.

Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.

“But all these achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.

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GAMJIN GUSAU GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATURE: SAMAHO HELD SENSITIZATION RALLY

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A woman leader in charge of the campaign of Dr. Dauda Lawal the Zamfara PDP gubernatorial candidate has conducted a sensitization meeting with hundreds of women as part of her strategies of securing support for the PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Mrs Lami Samaho who conducted the sensitization rally in Gusau on Wednesday with the support of some prominent women including Hajiya Lubabatu Ammani and rest the meeting was scheduled to create awareness on the need for Zamfara women to support Dr. Dauda Lawal.

She emphasized on the need for women to rally round their support for Dr. Dauda Lawal considering the good plans he had for the development of womanhood.

She said, she was sent by Dauda Lawal Dare to continue to engage women and assured them of his resolved to continue to safeguard their value and integrity.

Samaho also emphasized that, the purpose of the sensitization was to enlighten women in Zamfara on the dos and don’t expect of them ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA DECORATES (19) NEWLY PROMOTED SUPERINTENDENTS OF POLICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has decorated (19) Deputy Superintendents of Police to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police on Wednesday.

The activity which took place at the state police headquarters was witnessed by DCP Operation Dauda Mamman and DCP Finance and Administration Mr. Olubenga Adepoju.

According to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad, the CP warned the officers to put in their best and renew their commitment with utmost professionalism to justify the recent elevation to their new ranks.

He also thanked the IGP and indeed the Police Service Commission for the promotion and other gestures provided to the officers and men of the command, and called on all the officers within the command not to relent in doing the right thing.

Few among the officers elevated in the new promotion include, SP Sadiq Umar, O/C Highway Patrol, SP Sadiq Mohd, staff officer senior (SOS), SP Babangida Abubakar, P&G OPs, among others.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of other promo tees, SP Babangida Abubakar expressed appreciation to the IGP and Police service commission for the promotion, and promised to reciprocate the gesture through hard work, commitment in line with professional ethics and international best practices.

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