Matters Arising gathered that, Nigeria security forces in Zamfara have succeeded in arresting one of the most dangerous bandit’s leader Bello Turji Gudde, terrorizing Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina and parts of Niger Republic.
Bello Turji is known to be merciless. He commands one of the biggest gangs among the bandits despite his young age (26 years).
Matters Arising learnt that, Nigeria Air Force Jets engaged some notable bandit camps with heavy air bombardments in Zamfara state and beyond.
The State Commissioner of information Ibrahim Dosara announced their success while briefing newsmen on new measures taken by the state government to address the issue.
He said that, some identified camps ware destroyed by the Air Force including that of notable bandit’s leader known as ‘Dankarami’ in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the State, who some months ago released a video celebrating victory over the Nigerian Army.
Meanwhile, Nigerian Army are also on ground neutralizing those who managed to escape through foot paths.
Based on that, state government has ordered the immediate closure of all illegal motor parks and road side markets across the State especially those at kauran Namoda-Jibia road, Lambar Bakura junction, Kwanar Mayanchi-Anka junction, Garejin Mai Lena as well as Filin Jirgi rice and vegetables market in Gusau Metropolitan.
Also, the network providers has obey Federal Government order, to shut over 240 Zamfara base stations.
In compliance with the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission that all telecom sites in Zamfara State be shut down due to the “pervading security situation” in the state, GSM operators have shut down their base stations in the state, Sunday PUNCH learnt on Saturday