The Niger State Authorities has begged bandits unleashing terror on its residents throughout the state to put down their arms and provides room for dialogue and reconciliation for peace and safety to reign within the state.
The State Secretary to the Authorities, Alh. Ahmed Matane, who made the enchantment in Dutsen Magaji, Mariga Native Authorities Space of the State whereas addressing Bandits and their Commanders mentioned current developments within the state requires sober reflection.
The SSG additionally urged different legal parts comparable to kidnappers and cattle rustlers to embrace the peace efforts of the state.
Matane, accompanied by a famend Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi mentioned the transfer has grow to be mandatory to place an finish to the safety challenges which have bedevilled the state through the years.
The state authorities spokesman additional referred to as on the Commanders to help the State Authorities’s efforts to safe the liberty of the kidnapped Passengers of Niger State Transport Authority in addition to College students of the Authorities Science School, Kagara.
The SSG famous the necessity for spiritual leaders and different stakeholders to prevail on bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers to key into the peace initiatives of the federal government whereas urging individuals to affix arms to rid the state of any legal actions.
Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi in his remarks expressed hope on the dialogue efforts of the federal government with the bandits in order to finish the present insecurity within the state and nation at massive.
He informed the hoodlums that Islam is in opposition to taking the lives of harmless individuals and appealed to them to embrace peace by laying down their arms.
Additionally, a number of the Commanders of the bandits of their separate speeches urged the State Authorities to offer likelihood for the peace course of, saying the trouble would go a great distance in restoring peace throughout the state.
They additional begged the State Authorities to launch a few of their members arrested by safety businesses and detained throughout the state for the peace course of to thrive.