KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Mohammed Matawalle, has appealed for deployment of all the disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad, (SARS), from all over the country to his State to quell the renewed spate of killings by bandits.
By: Mayen Etim
Matawalle made the appeal while fielding questions from newsmen at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, after the Northern States Governors’ Forum meeting in Kaduna on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
“We need all the SARS officers from other states to be brought to Zamfara State because we know how they are contributing to end banditry and other criminal aspects in the state.
“SARS are doing a lot in the state. Most of them are arresting these bandits. The SARS personnel are going into the bush day-in, day-out,” he said.
The governor explained that since they disbanded SARS, they are now having a lot of pockets of crisis in the state.
He vowed to seek audience with President Muhammadu Buhari to personally request for solution to the renewed killings in the state.
“We are demanding, in fact, I am going to see Mr. President because the security situation as at yesterday is very bad and we hope goverment will do something to curtail the security situation in the state,” he said.