Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state has announced a prize of one million #1m naira to any person who lead to, of facilitate the arrest of a bandit in possession of dangerous weapon such as AK47.
He said this measure is adopted to motivate and encourage the participation of indigenous members of various communities as partners in the bit to rid the state of the scourge of banditry.
The governor also announced that his government has instructed all the seventeen emirates in the state to employ 500 members of volunteer groups who he said, will each be place on #15,000 naira monthly allowance.
He said the groups will operate as joint taskforce with other security organs like the military and the police.
“they will also be paid other relevant allowances covering hazards and similar related challenges” he said.