Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal, has vowed to end the persistent problem of banditry in the area.
He spoke on Wednesday, when he visited the Community Protection Guards (CPG) training camp, an initiative of his administration, to combat banditry in the state.
A statement by the Governor’s spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, noted further that the ongoing CPG training for participants has instilled hope and confidence in the fight against insecurity in Zamfara.
According to him, the recruitment process for the CPG was a rigorous one, with 300 individuals selected from each of the 14 Local Government Areas of the state.
Governor Lawal expressed confidence in the fight against insecurity and emphasised the need for collective responsibility to ensure peace in Zamfara.
According to the Governor, “I am here today to witness the progress of the newly recruited Community Protection Guards.
“I urge you all (the recruits) to dedicate yourselves to the training as the task ahead is enormous and requires sacrifice for the motherland. “We must come together for an effective result.
“Someday, we will overcome the security challenges we currently face across Zamfara State.
“I am delighted with what I have seen at the training camp.
“It has raised my hope and I am confident that our rescue mission is on track, ensuring a better future for Zamfara.”