Zamfara state government says disarming the bandits is the main reason of its peace dialogue initiative aimed at ending banditry and kidnapping in the state.
The state governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle disclosed this at government house Gusau, shortly after three bandits from Bakura local government area of the state repented and handed two Ak47 rifles to the state government.
He said peace dialogue initiated by his administration is yielding fruitful result as many bandits were disarmed and engaged in meaningful ventures.
Earlier speaking, the state commissioner for security and home affairs Abubakar Muhammad Dauran said there are still bandits who have started showing interest in succumbing to the state government’s peace dialogue.
Leader of the three repentant bandits Amadu, appreciates the efforts of the state government that gave them chance to embrace peace and serve God.