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SEARCH FOR 3 ABDUCTED CHILDREN OF ZAMFARA FMR COMMISSIONER BEGINS: ZAMFARA POLICE COMMAND

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Zamfara State police Command has confirmed that some suspected kidnappers have invaded the private resident of Zamfara State former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Alh Bello Dankande Gamji in Bakura early morning of today.


Confirming the incident to Thunder Blowers Online News Medium, the State Police Command Public Relations Officer SP Shehu Muhammad explained that, three persons have confirmed to be abducted while one person who came out along with other locals  to challenge the abductors and  rescue the abductees was short dead.

SP Shehu further said, the State Police Commissioner Barr. Usman. Nagogo has already deployed armed and plain operatives of the command who immediately embarked on search and rescue operation with a view to rescuing the kidnapped victims and apprehend the assailants.

He assured the former Commissioner and indeed all the people of the state that, the command will do everything possible to get the abductees released back home safely as was done recently where two district heads of Ruwan Gizo and Basasa along two others abducted in Talata Mafara LGA were rescued by the police, in addition to the rescue of two other kidnapped victims in Bakura local government area of the state.


 He appealed  to  the public  to avoid confronting gunmen during invasion but rather inform the police or any security agency nearest to them. 


He called on the general public to assist the police with any useful  information that will lead to the rescue of these victims so that they can be reunited with their families.


Normalcy has since being restored to the area as armed policemen have been redeployed to the affected area.

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MADAWAKI, BAKAUYE, ONE OTHER WITHDRAW FROM ZAMFARA PDP GUBERNATORIAL RACE

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An hour after the commencement of the PDP primaries in Zamfara three aspirants namely Mal. Wadatau Madawaki, Engr Ibrahim Shehu and Hafiz Nahuche have announced their withdrawal from the race.

They alleged that their withdrawal was as a result of irregularities observed shortly after the commencement of the voting.

One of the Aspirants Malam Wadatau Madawaki said, they are accusing the state party Chairman Col. Bala Mande Rtd of romancing with one of the aspirants alleging that, they have video evidence that, the party Chairman went around the hotels together with the aspirant canvassing for support from the delegates.

He also alleged that, the list brought from the National Headquarters of the party is adulterated with the names of APC members.

He also alleged that one of the members of the committee from the national was captured lobbying for votes from the delegates who cannot write their names on the ballot papers.

They announced that they have withdrawn from race and threaten to file an appeal to the national headquartered of the party for consideration.

They have also announced their readiness to proceed to court if their appeal is not considered.

 

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SERIAL ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS: ZAMFARA COMMUNITY CRIES OUT TO GOVT.

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Residents of Damaga village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state have cried out for help as bandits continue to launch serial attacks on their community, resulting in killing and abduction of many people.

A source who confided on this medium said for the past three weeks there was no day that will pass without the bandits launching attack either on the Damaga community as a whole or on individuals, especially local farmers.

He said, there are many people from Damaga and other neighboring villages who have been in captivity for sometimes and with the exception of those whose relations were able to raise money for ransom, the fate of those that have been in captivity is yet to be established.

He also said, many were killed especially when they went to their farms as the bandits insisted that, no farmer will be allowed to go to the farm for their agricultural activities.

Furthermore he added that, some residents who felt not secured, have already fled out of the Damaga community for safety.

Effort to speak to Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad on the issue has failed.

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AS ZAMFARA PDP MOVE TO CONDUCT GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES, TWO ASPIRANTS STEPS DOWN AMBITION TO SUPPORT EX-BANKER

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Two gubernatorial aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party had stepped down their ambition to support the candidature of Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare Gamjin Gusau.

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Gusau has announced his decision to step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal via a statement from his former Principal Private Secretary Aminu Umar Game-Game.

He called on all the delegates who are fully supporting him to direct their vote to Dr. Dauda Lawal in the overall interest of the state.

Two days back, another aspirant Abubakar Nakwada Gusau has also announced his formal step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal.

The party primaries which is scheduled for Wednesday is to be contested between Gamjin Gusau and three other aspirants including a retired Director of Education at the UBEC Malam Wadatau Madawaki and former Federal lawmaker Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.

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