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NAF Begins Bombardment Of Zamfara Bandits' Hideouts

The Nigerian Air Force yesterday started elevated bombardments in Zamfara people group in a joint military hostile to reduce banditry in the state.

The leader of the 207 Quick Response Group of the aviation based armed forces, Group Captain Caleb Olayera, made the revelation while talking with writers in Gusau, the state capital, subsequent to taking conveyance of two planes sent for the task.

Olayera depicted the activity as a component of a joint military task including the aviation based armed forces, armed force, police and common resistance with the point of flushing out the crooks.

Zamfara has seen extreme banditry exercises as of late that have left hundreds dead and thousands dislodged in different networks.

The national government has since been fighting the jihadist Boko Haram bunch in Nigeria's upper east in a low power war that has guaranteed a huge number of lives and dislodged millions since 2009.

Olayera said that two helipads had just been built by the flying corps for the Zamfara security task.

"We revealed to you that the helipads will be utilized as the base for our warrior planes to kill any gathering of hoodlums and their dens," he stated, even as he gave confirmation that peace would soon come back to disturbed networks in Zamfara with the initiation of the military activity.

The legislative head of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, in clear disappointment over the banditry in the state, as of late revoked his situation as boss security officer of the state.

He refered to his failure to assume responsibility of security organizations in the state to end the banditry.

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