Shortly after defecting to APC on Thursday, Femi Fani-Kayode disclosed that he had dinner at Isa Pantami's house alongside Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. FFK who took to Twitter to speak about his dinner at Pantami's house disclosed that they all discussed serious national issues bordering Nigeria.
2 obvious differences between how Pres. Buhari received FFK and how he received Umahi, Ayade and Matawalle
The political arena in the country is currently characterized by comments and reactions with regards to the defection of top Yoruba politician Chief Femi Fani-Kayode from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection has raised serious eyebrows due to his previous political stand against the political party he just joined.
Popular Nigerian politician, Bello Matawalle has gone viral as he celebrates victory with soldiers in Zamfara state. Additionally, Governor Matawalle is also a member and leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress party in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Moreover, Pictures of Bello Matawalle were shared by a popular Facebook page.
The nation has so far witnessed a huge level of insecurity, mainly in the northern part of Nigeria, and this has created widespread attention from all Nigerians. Despite this increasing rate of insecurity ravaging the nation, the Nigerian Army have continued to prove their resolute spirit and their readiness to fight this menace.
The former minister of Aviation and top Yoruba politician Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to his verified Twitter handle to share a video of Nigerian soldiers jubilating as they were visited by Governor Matawalle at their base. Recall that gallant men of the Nigerian army are currently battling and bombarding notorious bandits that have caused mayhem and havoc in Zamfara State.
Popular Nigerian politician, Isa Ali Pantami has invited Fani Kayode and Governor Matawalle for a dinner at his residence. Fani Kayode is a Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer. He was a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. However, The pictures were shared on the official Instagram account of Fani Kayode.
Former PDP Member who has decamped to APC on Thursday. Femi Fani-Kayode has taken on social media handle to reveal that he had dinner with Professor Isa Pantami and Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. Image Credit: Twitter Account Image Credit: Twitter Account Image Credit: Twitter Account
The elated Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle, visited the Nigerian troops who are at the forefront of battling the unrepentant bandits. The happy governor was seen celebrating with the troops, a kind of morale booster for the troops and appreciation for a job well done. The soldiers were happy too, they were seen making it out with the Governor, they held arms and even took pictures with the Governor.
How Would the No-Amnesty-for-Bandits Stand by Northwest Governors Affect the Fight Against Banditry?
Media reports yesterday indicated that the Governor of Zamfara State in northwest Nigeria, Bello Matawalle, has vowed that his administration is no longer interested in negotiating with armed bandits, who have been terrorizing hapless citizens of the state or granting them amnesty. The Governor said that he decided because the bandits failed to embrace his government’s earlier peace overtures to them.
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has stated that his administration decided to back out of dialogue with bandits because they are not sincere. Bello said this In Abuja while fielding questions from State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday. Matawalle was earlier known to be opened to dialogue but that has changed as he declared war on the bandits.
His Excellency, The Executive Governor Of Zamfara State, Doctor Bello Matawalle was spotted among the officers and men of the Nigerian Army. It will be recalled that the military men have successfully rescued the abducted secondary school students in the state. Followed by the incident, Governor matawalle promised to offer the security personnel a good welfare in order to carryout their duty well.
Bandits in Zamfara are already overwhelmed, they have sent delegates to the Governor of the State for a ceasefire and total surrender. The tripartite operation of market closure, telecommunications sites shut down and military offensive have been very effective against the bandits who have unleashed terrors on lives and properties of people in the northwest geopolitical zones of Nigeria.
The Police in Imo State have killed three and arrested two suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in a gun battle in an uncompleted building situated in a valley in Amaifeke, Orlu. Source: Dailypost The Commissioner of Police, CP Rabiu Hussaini, made the announcement in a statement signed by the state's spokesperson, Michael Abattam, on Sunday.
Governor Bello Muhammed Matawalle of Zamfara State was seen on Tuesday, showing appreciation to the gallant Nigerian Troops as the ongoing military onslaught against armed bandits in Zamfara State has recorded great successes. It is worthy to note that this singular gesture from the number one citizen of the state will boost the fighting spirit and the morale of these troops battling insecurity in the northwestern state.
The executive Governor of Zamfara state Bello Matawalle, has said his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits as the criminals failed to embrace the olive branch given to them by the state government. The governor revealed that he has since shifted his focus to supporting the security agencies ti flush out criminal elements in the state as he seeks the support of residents in this noble exercise against bandits.
Governor Bello Mattawale of Zamafara State recently revealed that the amnesty window for armed bandits operating in the state has closed, as such, that he's no longer interested in dialoguing with group. He assured residents of the state that the armed group will be flushed out of the state soon.
Igbokwe Reacts After Gov. Bello Said Bandits Will No Longer Get Amnesty For Failing To Embrace Peace
Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State chapter, Joe Igbokwe, has recently taken to his official Facebook account to share that Gov. Matawalle said his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits. In the post shared by Igbokwe, it stated that "Bandits will no longer get amnesty, they have failed to embrace peace" —Gov.
The fight against banditry and kidnapping is still on in Nigeria. The Government and the security agencies are not relenting in their efforts targeted at getting rid of the much talked about banditry. Drastic measures are being put in place so as to quickly eliminate any form of banditry.
The Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has sent a strong warning to the politicians who are betting and aiding the activities of criminal elements in the state. Photo of Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Image Credit || Vanguard The Governor who appreciated the ongoing military operation said his administration is no more interested in negotiating or dialogue with bandits and kidnappers.
Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle has stated that the state administration is no longer interested in dialogue with bandits after they turned down an olive branch extended to them previously. Instead, he pledged in Gusau, security troops would drive the robbers out of the state. “My administration will no longer award amnesty to bandits since they have refused to accept the peace initiative that was previously extended to them,” the governor declared while speaking to a crowd.