Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has facilitated the unconditional release of another 11 kidnap victims
without paying ransom.
Ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.
Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau,
the state capital
Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Muhammed Dauran, told the Governor the
victims were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned
by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.
The rescued victims expressed delight and boundless gratitude to Matawalle whom they described as
the peacemaker and bridge-builder between all the categories of people in the state.
The rescue of the victims, who hailed from Bukkuyum local Government, came days after Matawalle
held a meeting on security with all the critical stakeholders from the local Government area to further discuss
avenues of achieving peace and harmony.