Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state has ordered Security Chiefs in the state to head field operations in the fight against bandits.
Yari made this known while addressing newsmen at the end of the state Security Council meeting which held at his private residence in Talata-Mafara. The meeting which started at the Government House, Gusau on Saturday was concluded on Sunday in Talata-Mafara.
The governor, who commended the recent ban on mining activities in the state by the Federal Government, noted that the ban had further frustrated the bandits and their hiding places.
Also the state’s Police Commissioner Celestine Okoye said that security agents will not negotiate with the bandits terrorising the people of the state, adding that the bandits should know that they are now going to come in full force and there will be no escape for them.