In Zamfara state, seven bandits have willingly repented and surrendered fourteen AK47 rifles and ammu nitions to the state government.
The repentant bandits according to the state commissioner of security and home affairs Abubakar Muhammad Dauran migrated from neighboring states and settled in Zamfara for some years.
He explained that it is the outcome of the recent security meeting which reaffirmed the state government stand on peace dialogue that motivated the seven bandits to repent.
Receiving the repentant bandits at government house Gusau, the state governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle expressed optimism that peace dialogue will bring arm banditry to end in the state and urged people to accept repentant bandits and integrate them in the society.
The seven repentant bandits were made to swear with the holy Qur’an that they will not go back to their nefarious activities for ever.