Transparency and Integrity

3/02/2021

BREAKING : Buhari Bans Mining Activities, Declares Zamfara A No-Fly Zone

 



Intelligence To Clamp Down On, Prosecute Non-State Actors Allegedly Fueling Chaos.



President Muhammadu Buhari in response to eruptions of activities of terrorists and alarming increase in level of Insecurity has pronounced Zamfara State a No-Fly-Zone. 


Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), the National Security Adviser (NSA) disclosed this during a briefing with State House Correspondents at the end of the National Security Council meeting, held in the State House on Tuesday.


Monguno said, President Buhari has also placed a ban on all mining activities in the state allow for the checking of the risen level of insecurity.


According to Monguno, as part of strategies to douse tension and restore order in all parts of the country,

 

'the intelligence and security communities have been mandated to go after all non-state actors, whose activities have been fueling chaos, for prosecution.' 



Speaking further, he said, President Muhammadu Buhari has also charged the new service chiefs to reclaim all areas under the control of bandits, insurgents and kidnappers, kidnappers and all others involved in criminal activities across the country.


Mongonu stressing on the commitment of the government to fight blackmail said, 


“We are not going to be blackmailed. The government has the responsibility to assert its will. Citizens can reside wherever they want to reside. Anybody who is a criminal should be brought to book.


“The president has also warned against ethnic profiling. We have enough of chaos. Any individual that thinks he can cause disunity should have a rethink,” 

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