A military officer and his girlfriend have been arrested for allegedly supplying ammunition and military uniforms for bandits in Zamfara state.
The State let this out on Friday at Government House, Gusau, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Bello Mattawale, Dr. Bashir Maru, said the arrest was through community-driven policy in the state.
On the issues of abduction of 70 villagers on Thursday, the state government debunked the report, saying it is a report emenating from the social media.
“An issue of topical importance is a recent arrest by the military of a soldier and his girlfriend who are engaged in assisting bandits with military uniforms and ammunition in active connivance with other saboteurs,” he said.
He said their arrest was made possible through community-driven intelligence, “while the state government awaits the action the military will take on this matter and make an official statement.”