- The gunmen attacking various communities in Zamfara State have been described as terrorists by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
- According to Ondo State Governor, they are Armed terrorists, not bandits as they are called
- The governor made the comment while receiving a team from the Federal University of Technology, Akure < / li>
Akure – Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State said the armed men labeled as bandits in Zamfara were actually terrorists .
Akeredolu said this on Tuesday, September 7th when he received members of the Board of Directors of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Akeredul was quoted as saying:
” Look what is happening in Zamfara. They try to dress it up and call them bandits. They are terrorists. The growth of science can therefore not only be based on your accusation, but on the conducive environment in the country. ”
‘Terrorists, not bandits’
Similar , Abubakar Bagudu, the governor of Kebbi state, has expressed concern over the activities of bandits wreaking havoc across the country. September, the Buhari-led government to declare the bandits terrorists.
According to the governor, whoever carries guns and people in an organized manner should also be declared a terrorist terrorized.
FG tries to end escalating attacks in Zamfara
In a similar development, the federal government has instructed the telecommunications networks to use the services operated in Zamfara for two Years to close weeks over the deteriorating S Security situation in the state.
The guideline was issued on Friday, September 3rd by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to all telecommunications providers in the country.
The order was made out in a letter signed by the Vice Chairman and CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta.
In the meantime Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari says that most of the bandits, like himself, are of the Fulani ethnicity, adding that they speak Fulfulde and profess the same religious beliefs with him.
He said that many northerners may not like his revelation, but claimed that his revelation remained the truth. Governor Masari provides more information on bandits in the northwest.
The governor made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s “Politics Today”.