From Ahmad Ibrahim, Gusau
The Zamfara State Anti -Thuggery Committee has assured of its readiness to address all forms of political thuggery and other criminal activities in the state.
The state chairman of the committee, Alhaji Bello Soja Bakyasuwa, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Gusau, the state capital, shortly after the demolishing of structures by his operatives.
Alhaji Bakyasuwa said his men had demolished one of the APC campaign offices in Gusau over an allegedly committing social vices by the occupants of the structure located very close to government.
He said the action taken by his committee followed an intelligence report made available to them by some patriotic Nigerians, explaining that the occupants of the party office were not campaigning for APC, but in disguise committing crimes.
Alhaji Bakyasuwa added that, the committee was working seven days and 24 hours to fight against political thuggery, drugs abuse and other related criminalities, especially before and during campaigns as 2023 election is drawing nearer to ensure peaceful campaign and election in the state.
He appealed to political parties and politicians to cooperate with the state anti-thuggery committee in its efforts to ensure peaceful electioneering campaign and elections in the state.
He also called on parents to inculcate moral values in their children in order to become useful members in their respective societies so as to contribute their quota towards development of the state and the country at large.
Alhaji Bakyasu also called on governments at all levels as well as wealthy individuals, to assist the committee to discharge its mandate effectively as security issues are everybody’s business.
He noted that the committee was facing challenges in terms of mobility and other logistics.