Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun Vanguard gathered that operatives of the IRT, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, were deployed to Zamafara State, by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to combat and put an end to the scourge of these bandits, who had in recent time killed hundreds of people within Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji, Local Government Areas of the state, leaving several others displaced.
Places that had been attacked by the bandits included Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji local government areas of the state.
On the 21st of October, 2018 two sisters who are twins, Hassana and Hussaina, visited their pregnant Aunt in Dauran village in Zurmi local government area in the state.
The assembly however removed from office the vice-chairmen of Zurmi, Birnin-Magaji and Gummi Local Governments.
The soldiers were attacked in an ambush by bandits during a joint operation by the Nigerian Army and Nigerien soldiers at Dumburum forest in Zurmi Local Government area of Zamfara State.
The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of deceased and injured Nigerien soldiers, as a result of an ambush by bandits at Dumburum Forest, Zurmi local council, during a joint operation with Nigerian soldiers.
Some of the military personnel injured in an ambush by armed bandits at Dumburum forest in Zurmi local government area of the state are admitted at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.
Some military personnel injured in an ambush by armed bandits at Dumburum forest in Zurmi local government area of the state are admitted at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.
“The government is still neglecting the most vulnerable communities in this region,” Amnesty International said in the report by Osai Ojigho and recalled that on Friday 27 July, 18 villages in the Mashema, Kwashabawa and Birane districts of Zurmi local councils were attacked, leaving at least 42 people dead.
Many local government councils in Zamfara State are battling armed bandits and cattle rustlers with Tsafe, Zurmi, Shankafi, Maradun, Maru and Birnin Magaji local government areas most affected.