Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed, has asked the police in the state to enforce the shoot-at-sight order issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the insecurity in the country.
Speaking on Tuesday during his visit to the State Police Command, the governor asked the police to shoot at any bandit, person, or group of people seen with AK-47 or any weapons on the spot
Matawalle said only those approved by law or the security agencies are to carry guns and other sophisticated weapons noting that those found in unlawful possession of guns should be shot instantly.
He said his administration is fully in support of the policies and programmes of President Buhari, especially in his bid to ensure the security of the lives and property of citizens.
The governor also commended the Commissioner of Police, Hussaini Rabiu, and other Heads of security agencies in the state for ensuring the quick return of normalcy in Kurya Madaro of Kaura Namoda Local Government Area where some unscrupulous elements organised a protest yesterday along Kaura Namoda-Gusau road.
He, however, enjoined them to sustain the magnitude so as to ensure the sustenance of peace and tranquillity in all parts of the state.
Matawalle reiterated his administration’s support to the police and other security agencies with all the necessary logistics so as to discharge their duties effectively.
Responding, the Commissioner of Police thanked the Governor for the visit, saying the visit will go a long way in boosting the morale and productivity of the police in ending the prevailing security challenges in the state.