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Repentant bandits surrender arms in Zamfara state, as Gov Matawale promised 200 new petrol vehicles

The governor made the promise while inspecting a large cache of arms and ammunitions willingly surrendered by repentant bandits at the headquarters of Operation Hadarin Daji in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital.

According to report, the governor who was received by the Force Commander of Operation Hadarin Daji and the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General Aminu Bande to inspect the recovered weapons as well as some other items captured by the troops, commended the resilience of the Nigerian Army and promised to support them in the fight against banditry which now has a policy of carrot-and-stick approach.

Nevertheless, among the surrendered weapons include 1 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), 3 Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifles and 1 AK-47 rifle while troops captured a total of 14 AK 47 rifles and 10,000 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) Ammunition.Nigerian Army and promised to support them in the fight against banditry which now has a policy of carrot-and-stick approach.


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Aminu Bande FN General Purpose Machine Gun Nigerian Army Operation Hadarin Daji

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