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OVER 40 COMMUNITIES IN MY CONSTITUENCY ARE UNDER SECURITY THREAT BY BANDITS

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Member representing Maru/Bungudu at the Federal House of Representatives Shehu Ahmad has raised the alarm that, unless renewed measures are put in place to secure the people of Dankurmi area where bandits recently kidnapped 25 people, his constituents will continue to panic and look for alternative safety places.


The legislature who made the declaration in an interview with BBC Hausa service this morning and monitored by Thunder Blowers Online News Medium noted that, the condition of the people of his constituency is not only scary but something that requires a realistic approach by the government considering the renewed cases of attacks and abduction that are being recorded in his constituency on the daily basis.


He lamented that, people of his constituency find it difficult to go to their farms and look for what to eat because of the fear of bandits and explain further that, even those who take the pain to go to their farms in spite of the security challenges cannot have business patronizers because nobody is willing to enter Dansadau and Dankurmi areas in search of harvested agricultural products because of the fear of the bandits.


The legislature in the interview explained that, over 40 communities within his constituency are recently affected by the renewed violence caused by the bandits and lamented that, because of the scary nature of the situation majority have started fleeing their communities for safety


He noted further that it is disheartening, despite huge resources Nigerian government is investing on the security operatives, the spate of killings and abduction are still at the increase saying, if sacrificing the Security Chiefs of the country can be the best way to go in ensuring the security of the Nigerian people let it be in the best interest of all.



He said at the level of National Assembly, they have already instructed their leaders to meet the President and discuss at length on the current security situation adding that, it is their unanimous stand that “if it means firing the Service Chiefs for peace to returm to the country, the National Assembly is in the support of that step”.

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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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