- Bandits now deliver letters to residents of various communities in Zamfara state demanding for money
- This was disclosed by an aide to the governor of Sokoto state Imam Imam
- Imam urged the federal government to consider the establishment of of a new security force dedicated to areas prone to attacks
An aide to the governor if Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal has revealed that bandits now write letters to various communities in Zamfara state asking for money.
Imam Imam, a journalist and former politics editor for Thisday urged the federal government to consider the establishment of of a new security force dedicated to areas prone to attacks.
The governor's aide reacting the recent killing of over 40 people in Zamfara state by some unknown gunmen said, the affected communities have tried various strategies to ensure that the now "annual attacks" does not occur again.
Imam who took to Twitter to commiserate with the people also said no form of success has been achieved with the efforts made by residents of the communities.
See his tweets below:
NAIJ.com earlier reported that at least 41 people were killed at Birane village in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state.
The governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari had earlier said he was shocked by the attack on Birane village that led to the death of 41 people.
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The governor who accused security agencies of failing the people of the state insisted that he would continue to protect the lives and properties of the people of the state.
Yari said the agencies failed to stop the killings that occurred in the state despite a 24-hour notice prior to the attack.
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