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BREAKING: Acquire Guns To Defend Yourself, Zamfara State Government Tells Residence

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Sani Haruna Dutsin-ma

The Zamfara State Government has directed individuals to prepare and obtain guns to defend themselves against the bandits as part of new measures to protect lives and property of the citizenry in the state

This was contained in a statement signed by the state Commissioner of information Ibrahim Dosara and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital.

According to the statement, government has directed the state commissioner of police to issue license to all those who qualify and are wishing to obtain such guns to defend themselves.

It added that government is ready to facilitate people, especially farmers to secure basic weapons for defending themselves,as 500 forms would be distribute to each of the 19 Emirates in the state for those willing to obtain guns to defend themselves.

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On the activities of informants, a secretariat or centre will be establish for the collection of intelligence on their activities as all information on such informants must carry correct data on the suspects, including their pictures, correct names, address, occupation and witness to testify the geneunity of the information gives.

The statement also said government has requested the state House of Assembly to pass, as matter of urgency, the informants bill before it, to enable government take the drastic measures on them as contained in the bill.

State government has also Formed a special committee to receive intelligence on the activities of informants with Secretary to the state government Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe as Chairman while Bello Bakyasuwa Soja to serve as the secretary to the committee and their terms of reference will be given to them by the office of the SSG on Monday.

Also additional paramilitary unit to support control and command to properly and effectively reinforce the operations of community protection guards, CPG, and a retired Commissioner of Police Mamman Anka was appointed as Commandant – General while Captain Aminu Mada rtetired to serve as Deputy Commandant General Operations

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