The Governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle has given two months ultimatum to all bandits in the state to repent and surrender their weapons.
Mattawalle added that the government would face any bandit that refused to surrender within the timeframe.
While addressing journalists in Government House on Monday, he said, the federal government would soon deploy additional 6000 soldiers to help the state government to fight bandits.
His words, “I have given you up to two months to surrender your weapons and also repent and any bandit that refused to accept the peace process would be fought by the government,”
Mattawalle further urged traditional rulers to monitor their areas and report any attacks to the government so as to take action.