The Zamfara State Government has called on residents to arm and defend themselves against ravaging bandits in the state
The state government made this disclosure through a statement by its Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara.
According to him, the Zamfara government is now ready to secure basic weapons for the people, especially farmers, to defend themselves.
Dosara further that the government has directed the commissioner of police in the state to provide licenses to those eligible to carry arms within the state.
The statement reads; Government has henceforth, directed individuals to prepare and obtain guns to defend themselves against the bandits, as the government has directed the state commissioner of police to issue licenses to all those who qualify and are wishing to obtain such guns to defend themselves.
“Government is ready to facilitate people, especially our farmers to secure basic weapons for defending themselves. The government has already concluded arrangements to distribute 500 forms to each of the 19 Emirates in the state for those willing to obtain guns to defend themselves.”
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