President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of tens of people by bandits in Zamfara State, warning that “such wanton disregard for life will be brought to an end sooner than later.”
In his reaction to the incident, the President said such insane and persistent violence against innocent people must stop advising the criminal elements to resist the temptation of pushing their luck too far by believing that the government lacks the capacity to crush them.”
He directed the military, security and intelligence agencies to take immediate steps to close all existing gaps in their operations being exploited by criminals to wreak havoc, and expressed the hope that the Special Operation launched by the military at 3:00am Thusday morning from Maru Local Government area will prove decisive in ridding the state of the “frequent and horrifying “bandit activities.
President Buhari warned that The violence against poor villagers who are struggling with poverty and other severe economic challenges is not going to be tolerated by this administration.
The President reassured the people of Zamfara State that, “despite the latest set back in efforts at protecting citizens, there will be no compromise in the renewed determination to defeat these enemies of humanity.