No fewer than 30 AK-47 rifles, 2 GPRP rifles, rocket launchers and a big cache of ammunition have been surrendered by Muhammed Sani, popularly referred to as Zakwi.
Sani is the son of a murdered infamous bandit chief in Zamfara.
Receiving the bandits and the arms from Zakwi and different bandits on the Authorities Home in Gusau, the state capital, Governor Matawalle, Thursday, stated he was very optimistic that banditry would quickly finish within the state, contemplating the best way bandits have been trooping in to give up their weapons.
The repentant bandit, Zakwi, who took over management from his late father Buharin Daji, certainly one of most dreaded bandits within the state, swore with the Holy Qur’an that, henceforth, he would by no means return to his previous life.
“I swear within the title of the Almighty Allah, I’ll by no means both kill, kidnap or disturb the peace of harmless residents of Zamfara State and even past once more. I additionally pray God to information me to reside a peaceable life.
“ A lot of bandits which might be nonetheless residing within the forests are prepared to embrace the federal government peace accord and reconciliation course of as we have been all made to know that, the current administration of Governor Matawalle doesn’t imply to lure and hurt us, however slightly meant to revive peace and tranquility within the state,” he added.
It might be recalled that Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has assured the repentant bandits of equal therapies with none victimization by any particular person or group of individuals or particular person within the state.
“My administration was dedicated in direction of making you reside a traditional life and to take excellent care of your youngsters’s schooling, well being providers and their coaching with a view to construct a brilliant future for them”, the governor had assured.
Zamfara: Son of late bandit chief surrenders 30 AK-47 rifles, 2 rocket launchers, others