The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has paid a visit to Zamfara State following the suspension of mining activities. The Police Chief is also there to ensure compliance of the directive.
Concise News reports that Adamu during the visit met with stakeholders to ensure there is an understanding of the temporary ban.
He tells the gathering on Tuesday that his presence in the state is to hear from the traditional and religious leaders, farmers, cattle breeders what their concerns are.
He demands the cooperation of the traditional and religious leaders and all stakeholders in the form of information so that the security agencies will continue and stay focused in their commitment to fighting crime and protecting lives and property.
Meanwhile the Chairman of Zurmi Local Government Area, Auwal Bawa pleads with the IGP to work with the civilian JTF to fight the bandits attacking the state.
Also, he used the opportunity to seek for ammunition that will help in assisting the JTF.
Adamu had earlier attributed the loss of many lives in Zamfara and environs to illegal mining activities.
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