Governor Dauda Lawal has vowed to end the persisting problem of banditry in Zamfara State.
On Wednesday, the governor visited the Community Protection Guards (CPG) training camp, an initiative of his administration to combat banditry in the state.
A statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, noted that the ongoing Community Protection Guards (CPG) training has instilled hope and confidence in the fight against insecurity in Zamfara.
According to him, the recruitment process for the Community Protection Guards (CPG) was a rigorous one, with 300 individuals selected from each of the 14 local government areas of the state.
Governor Lawal expressed confidence in the fight against insecurity and emphasised the need for collective responsibility to ensure peace in Zamfara.
During the visit, he said: “I am here today to witness the progress of the newly recruited Community Protection Guards (CPG) training.
“I urge you all (the recruits) to dedicate yourselves to the training as the task ahead is enormous and requires sacrifice for the motherland. We must come together for an effective result. One day, we will overcome the security challenges we face across Zamfara State.
“I am delighted with what I have seen at the training camp. It has raised my hopes, and I am confident that our rescue mission is on track, ensuring a better future for Zamfara.”