Police Reconcile Zamfara Fulani Herdsmen, Hausa Farmers, Traditional Rulers
The Commissioner of Police Zamfara State Command CP Usman Nagogo psc+, in his unrelenting effort to ensure the sustenance of peace being enjoyed in the state through the ongoing peace and reconciliation initiative being spare headed by him, met with various warring groups of Fulani herdsmen, Hausa farmers, Miyatti Allah, Vigilante, Traditional Rulers and other critical stakeholders at the palace of Emir of Bakura.
The meeting is a follow up to series of peace building engagement already started by the Commissioner of police CP Usman Nagogo psc + which took zamfara about 3 months without attack on communities and villages in the state.
The aim of this interaction was for the warring groups to voice out their grievance for a harmonious resolution that will address issues of farmers/herders conflict, Banditry, Kidnapping, attacks and reprisal attack and other related crime that can lead to unwarranted loss of life and property.
In his remarks, the Commissioner of Police, CP Usman Nagogo who presided over the meeting highlighted some successes achieved as a result of the peace process which include the return of peace in the state as well as 90 percent reduction of criminal activities that have consumed many lives for years.
The CP called on all the warring parties in Bakura Emirate to accept the ongoing peace process by avoiding taking laws into their hands and also ensure they channel their complaint and other grievances through an appropriate authority for redress. The CP assures the gathering that, sincerity, commitment and Justice will be the guiding principles of this initiative. He thanks the Emir for his continued support and cooperation to the peace initiative.
In his welcome address, the Emir of Bakura Engineer Bello Mohammed Sani OON, commended the Commissioner of Police for his untiring effort in the restoration of lasting peace in Zamfara state. He promised the CP of his Emirate’s continued collaboration and assistance to the ongoing effort of restoring peace in the state.
During the meeting, all the warring parties were given equal opportunity to voice out their grievances. To this end, important issues were extensively deliberated, and all the warring group have unanimously resolved to leave in peace with one another for social and economic growth of the area and the state in general.
The same peace building interaction will be sustained in due course.
SP Mohammed Shehu,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For:- Commissioner of Police,
Zamfara State Command