From Sani Haruna

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has visited Police Command Headquarters, Gusau to encourage officers and men in the discharge of their duties.

The Governor was there to reiterate the order that police and other security agencies effectively implement the presidential order to shoot at any bandit, person or group of people with AK-47.

Matawalle said only security agencies who are approved by law are to carry guns and other sophisticated weapons noting that those found with unlawful possession of guns should be shot instantly.

According to him, his Administration is fully in support of the policies and programmes of the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially in its bid to ensure security of lives and property of citizenry.

The Governor also commended the state’s Commissioner of Police and other Heads of security agencies in the state for ensuring quick return of normalcy in Kurya Madaro of Kaura Namoda local Government Areas where some unscrupulous elements organised a protest on Kaura Namoda-Gusau road.

Governor Matawalle while commending officers and men of the Command for their unalloyed commitments in the fight against all forms of criminal activities in the state, enjoined them to sustain the tempo to ensure peace and tranquility in all parts of the state.

Responding, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hussaini Rabiu thanked the Governor for the visit, adding that, it would go a long way in boosting the morale and productivity of the police in ending the prevailing security challenges in the state.