President Muhammadu Buhari has warned bandits in country especially Zamfara, Sokoto, Niger, Katsina and Kaduna States to surrender their weapons, or face “disgraceful and violent ends’’.
Buhari, in a meeting with Governor Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House on Thursday night said, bandits, who have committed crimes against innocent citizens in the state, and across the country, will not be spared.
He assured the people and government of Katsina State of renewed efforts, and review of operations, to improve the security of lives and property in the state, and other parts of the country.
A tweet by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu quoted the President Buhari to have warned bandits to surrender their weapons, or face “disgraceful and violent ends’’.
The President said more decisive military operations against bandits in Zamfara, Sokoto, Niger, Katsina and Kaduna States will be under taken.
He however, commiserated with Gov Masari over the loss of lives from attacks by bandits, which include District Head of Yantumaki, Alhaji Atiku Maidabino, and APC Chairman in Batsari Local Government Council, Alhaji Abdulhamid Sani Duburawa.