Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has commended the military for the onslaught against banditry in the the state.
Yari gave the commendation on Sunday when he received the Force Commander, Operation Sharan Daji (OPSD), Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki at the Government House, Gusau.
Yari said the ongoing operation against bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the state by the army and other security agencies is gradually restoring security in the state and therefore urged the military to keep up the tempo to rid the state of all criminal elements.
The governor assured that his administration is committed at doing everything possible to support the security agencies in the ongoing fight against bandits and criminals in the state.
Earlier, the Force commander OPSD who is also the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Nigeria Army Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki said the army is set to rid the state of all criminal elements.
The governor later held closed door security meeting with all security heads in the the state and traditional rulers