Following the military Onslaught ongoing in Zamfara State, no fewer than 2,000 informants of bandits in the state have been apprehended.
Zamfara State Commissioner of Information, Honourable Ibrahim Dosara disclosed this, while interacting with newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday September 30, 2021.
“Over 2,000 informants arrested and are now providing vital information on how they relate with the bandits and who supports them, including highly placed individuals,” he said.
The Commissioner explained that the Government set up a situation room where complaints are being recieved to ensure prompt action.
“We were also succesful in the operation in the sense that many Bandits have been neutralized by the army.
“Most of them are forced to eat raw food like millet, because they have been cut off from their collaborators in town.
“They have settled to using camels to perpetrate violence,” he informed.
Dosara recalled that the measures put in place, including shutting down telecom services began a month ago, in its quest to ensure success of military operations.
” I am happy to announce that after a month, we have greatly succeeded in many areas.
“One of the success is making the bandits flee Zamfara State for fear of being killed.
“Just yesterday, the Sokoto Commissioner of Security on interview,, said 80 per cent have fled to Sokoto, with only 20 per cent in Zamfara and Katsina,” he said.