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Troops arrest LG vice chairman over contacts with armed bandits in Zamfara



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Troops in charge of Operation Sharan Daji have arrested Mr Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, the vice chairman of Anka Local Government, Zamfara State, in connection with the killings and kidnapping in the state.

It is recalled that bandits have been terrorizing the area and have killed many innocent Nigerians for the past days now.

According to a statement issued by the acting Force Information Officer, Operation Sharan Daji, Major Clement Abiade, he said:

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“Mr Yahuza Ibrahim was allegedly reported to seamlessly assist in selling rustled/stolen cows and donkeys as well as giving information about troops, other security agencies and vigilantes’ movement to the bandits.’’

Also two suspected informants along Burukusuma – Sabon Birni in Sokoto state were also arrested by the troops.

Major Abiade said the suspects would be handed over to relevant security agency for possible prosecution after initial investigation.

“The Force Commander Operation Sharan Daji, Maj Gen Hakeem Oladapo Otiki reiterates the commitment of the troops towards entrenching enduring peace and tranquillity in Zamfara and its contiguous states of Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto,” he added.

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