In an effort to stem the tide of criminal activities especially unrepentant bandits who refused to embrace the culture of peace in the state, the Zamfara State government in concert with Zamfara State Police Command under the leadership CP Usman Nagogo psc+ and 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army Gusau headed by Brigadier General O. M. Bello have constituted and deployed a joint operational squad compromising of the Police, Army and Civil Defence to BINDIN district of Maru LGA.
The deployment of the operational team was aimed at complementing the existing security emplacement in the area. The eighty (80) man joint squad was unvieled today by the Commissioner of Police and the Brigade Commander respectively.
While briefing officers and men deployed for the operation, CP Usman Nagogo urged them to discharge their duty with all sense of professionalism and commitement. He called on them to set aside issue of inter agency rivalry, instead they should work as a team. He appreciates the state government under the leadership of His Excellency Dr Mohammed Bello Matawalle for providing logistical support such as operational vehicles and welfare of the security agents deployed to carry out the operation.
The Brigade Commander on the other hand, called on the operatives to be more conscious of their personal safety and security, work as one family and avoid issue of rivalry.
Communities of the area who turned out en mass to receive the security personnel thanked the state government and the security agencies especially the Commissioner of Police for their commitement of their safety and security. They promised to contribute to the success of the operation.
SP Mohammed shehu
For:- Commissioner of Police
Zamfara State Police Command