By: UMAR FARUK, Gusau
Residents of Shinkafi Local Government Area in Zamfara State have cried out over rampant killings and abduction of people by bandits as six cilivian JTF were killed in a fresh attack.
Council Vice Chairman, Alhaji Sani Galadima who stated while receiving Mininster of Interior, Lt. General Abdurraham Dambazau on assessment visit to Shikafi local government area.
Galadima said records have shown that over ninety eight towns and villages have been sacked by the bandits in the area.
According to him, the presence of the military and other security agencies have not help matters as they have not been responding to distress calls.
He called for more commitment from the authorities to tackle the menace as if allow unchecked the bandits would soon over ran many towns and cities.
In his submission, minister of interior, Abdurrahaman Danbazau said banditry activities in the state has been a source of concern to the federal government.
Danbazau said that, president Muhammad Buhari has already directed security agencies to find ways to end banditry activities.
The minister used the opportunity to condole the people of the state over the unfortunate banditry activities.