President Buhari Meets Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Assures Him Of Further Decisive Action Against The Bandits
President Buhari has assured assured Nigerians of renewed efforts to flush out bandits and other violent criminals from our states. The President gave the reassurance in a meeting with the governor of Katsina State, His Excellency Governor Aminu Bello Masari at the State House Abuja. He used the opportunity to again commiserate with the governor and the people of Katsina State for the loses incured from the attack of the bandits.
In a statement released via his twitter handle, Mallam Garba Shehu, the Official Spokesperson to the President said that the President has warned the bandits to lay down their arms or face a “disgraceful and violent ends’’.
Below is Mallam Garba's Statement:
"President Muhammadu Buhari has assured 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.
The President, 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.
President Buhari 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.
President Buhari 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".