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ZAMFARA POLICE RESCUE (97) KIDNAPPED VICTIMS INCLUDING (7) PREGNANT, NURSING MOTHER

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By: Umar Maradun
Gusau

A joint tactical operations of the Zamfara State Police command has announced the rescue of 97 kidnapped victims, including 7 pregnant women from Shinkafi and Tsafe local government areas.

Addressing newsmen on Tuesday at the command headquarters in Gusau, the Zamfara State police commissioner CP Ayuba Elkana said police,military and other security agencies are carrying out extensive operations at various bandits enclaves in the State.

“The operations have resulted to series of arrest of notorious bandits, recovery of sophisticated arms,ammunition and rescued kidnapped victims”.

According to him,all the rescued victims were released unconditionally and arrived police headquarters in Gusau on Tuesday in the State.

“Following an extensive pressure mounted as a result of the ongoing military operation around the camp of a notorious bandits kingpin known as Turji,on 3rd of January 2022,police tactical operatives deployed at Shinkafi axis received an intelligence report that some kidnapped victims were seen stranded in the bush”.

“The police in collaboration with genuine repentant bandits and vigilantes swung into action and rescued sixty eight (68) victims from the forest”.

He revealed that the kidnapped victims were in the captivity for over three months ,”33 Male adults, 7 Male Children 3 female Children and 25 Women including nursing mothers.”

CP Ayuba disclosed that those rescued were from Magarya,Maradun, Gusau in Zamfara State and Sabon Birni local government of sokoto State.

“On Monday 3rd January, 2022,police tactical operatives deployed in Tsafe axis act on intelligence report stormed kunchi kalgo forest with repentant bandits and vigilantes members and rescued twenty nine(29) kidnapped victims unconditionally”.

He said the victims were abducted for over 60days from villages that included Adarawa,Gana and bayawuri in Rijiya District of Gusau local government area in the State.

He maintained that all the victims are currently receiving medical treatment from the joint medical teams of the State government and police in the State.

“They will be debriefed, hand over to the State government before being reunited with their families”.

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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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