Amid bandits’ threat to attack Tsafe local government area, the police command in Zamfara and other security agencies, including the military, have intensified joint ground and air surveillance patrols on the Gusau to Tsafe-Yankara road.
This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s spokesman Muhammad Shehu.
”There was intelligence report that the bandits threatened to attack some communities in Tsafe local government area of the state,” said the police statement. ”The command in collaboration with other security agencies especially the military has emplaced adequate security in Tsafe and environs to safeguard the lives and properties of the citizens.”
It, however, urged the residents “to remain calm and continue with their normal legitimate business.”
The statement added, ”They should equally support the security operatives with credible information about the activities of criminal elements for prompt action.”