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We’ll purchase armed drones to curb banditry in Zamfara – Gov Matawalle




The Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has revealed that his administration has reached an settlement to buy armed drones with excessive altitude that can help in detecting bandits’ hideouts and collect intelligence that might result in ending insurgency within the state.

The Governor stated he went in a foreign country with some officers for about two weeks on an official journey to the UK and Turkey to discover a lasting resolution to the issue of banditry within the state.

“The journey was to hunt help within the issues of safety, job creation, and invitation of international traders for socio-economic progress” he added.

“Zamfara State has develop into the colony of banditry not solely within the northern states however in Nigeria as a complete and the state has suffered from the destruction of socio-economic progress.

“Now, the state authorities has it in thoughts to buy armed drones to entry bandit hideouts and straighten intelligence gathering to battle the banditry and different criminalities within the state”

The Governor said that the state authorities has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a international agency to ascertain mineral assets and gold refineries to deal with unlawful mining and create job alternatives for the residents of the state.

He identified that underneath his watch, gold refineries shall be established to extend state Internally Generated Income (IGR), create job alternatives and put unlawful mining to relaxation which many really feel is among the causes banditry is ravaging the state.

The Governor promised to spice up the Nigeria Digital Economic system Coverage and Technique, saying the state authorities has additionally secured wi-fi web clouds for 2 tertiary establishments within the state

“The wi-fi cloud challenge gives a platform for supporting campus-wide entry to web service for educating, analysis and improvement, which is able to prolong to neighboring communities,” he stated.

Nigerian govt can finish banditry actions in Zamfara – Public commentator

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