27 bandits repent in Sokoto
Twenty-seven armed robbers in Isa Local Government in Sokoto State have pledged to stop stealing. The chairman of the local government, retired Colonel Garba Moyi disclosed this during the 4th security stakeholders’ meeting in Isa town. He added that the repentant bandits had pledged to surrender all their arms and ammunition during the next meeting and commended them for the decision.
Moyi who described decision as a good development, said it would drastically reduce the recurring cases of cattle rustling, and other crimes in the state, and the nation. He assured them of assistance to be productive and integrate quickly into the society and assured them of the council’s protection from any form of intimidation or harassment.
Also speaking, Divisional Police Officer in the area, Gazali Umar, pledged to ensure the protection of the repentant bandits from any intimidation.
The District Head of Gebe, Alhaji Aliyu Magayaki, noted that the meeting will enhance security of lives and property of residents of the area and adjoining communities.