There have been reactions in Zamfara State over the decision of northern governors to not negotiate with bandits.
Many say the decision, which contradicts Governor Matawalle’s negotiating with bandits stance is the rationale over 300 schoolgirls in Jangebe, had been kidnapped not too long ago.
Many are of the opinion that the structure of Nigeria doesn’t in any approach empower governors to grant amnesty to bandits besides if completed by the federal authorities, DAILY POST stories
In addition they declare the bandits are making tens of millions of naira on account of the peace accord and reconciliation initiative in Zamfara, a state of affairs that has created a booming enterprise for criminals within the state.
In response to a public commentator, Alhaji Ahmed Bakare, the enterprise of bandits surrendering a portion of their weapons to the state authorities and incomes tens of millions with out working for it appears to be out of sights contemplating the choice of the northern governors to cease dialogues with bandits.
“They solely give up the outdated weapons to get extra tens of millions and buy extra refined ones with the tens of millions they get from the state authorities whereas the banditry actions proceed unabated”
“Frankly talking, no bandit could be in possession of three AK 47 rifles and comply with give up the three AK47 rifles to the federal government, realizing totally nicely that unrepentant bandits could be in opposition to his life” he lamented.
Bakare famous that if the so-called repentant bandits which have surrendered their weapons are honest and sincere, Zamfara State wouldn’t have remained a colony of banditry, saying that the bandits nonetheless have a hidden agenda.
“There isn’t any approach anyone could make peace with criminals and hope to succeed as a result of these individuals are lethal”
The general public commentator mentioned the federal government of Zamfara State is probably not proud of the choice of the northern governors’ discussion board, as a result of it believes that the peace accord with bandits would finish their violent actions within the state.
“The Zamfara authorities claims there’s peace within the state and the identical authorities runs to Abuja to beg the president to deplore extra navy personnel to the state. Who’s fooling who? he requested.
“The state authorities claims that it has restored peace within the state but wanton killings, kidnappings and destruction of properties proceed within the state unabated. Then what’s the essence of the dialogue with bandits”
Commenting, Alhaji Umaru Musa lamented that begging bandits and kidnappers to cease-fire implies that the bandits are extra highly effective than the federal government, stressing that no particular person is extra highly effective than the federal government until the federal government will not be prepared to behave.
He mentioned that by implementing negotiation and dialogue, the federal government is telling Nigerians that the bandits are extra highly effective than the navy and different safety businesses put collectively.
In response to him, the navy and safety businesses are able to crushing and silencing bandits regardless of how sturdy their formation possibly.