Over 2,619 people were killed, while 1,190 were kidnapped in Zamfara State by bandits between 2911 and 2019.
The Commissioner for information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, stated this on Thursday in his office.
Dosara said, “From available records, over 2,619 people were killed between 2011 and 2019.
“This is in addition to the 1,190 people kidnapped by the bandits.
“The records also show that N970m was paid as ransom, while 1,4378 animals were rustled within the period.”
The commissioner further explained that over 100,000 people were displaced from their ancestral homes.
“However, Governor Bello Matawalle has put measures in place to control the situation. The peace and reconciliation process undertaken by the government has yielded positive result.”over 300 bags of maize.”
SOURCE: PUNCH NIGERIA