Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have again conducted clearance operations which resulted in the killing of twenty-one dreaded bandits’ kingpins in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
According to a military source, the bandits’ kingpins neutralized include Yellow Mai Naira and nine members of Hamisu Black who were terrorizing innocent citizens in Mayasa, Birane, Yanbuki, Kwashabawa, and other villages around Zurmi Local Government Area, some parts of Kaura Namoda, Shinkafi Local Government Areas and Niger republic.
Reliable military sources confirmed the operations to DAILY POST, pointing out that the onslaught against the recalcitrant bandits will be sustained to ensure the restoration of peace in the Northwest and the country as a whole.
Continuing, the sources said the gallant troops have also neutralized another dreaded bandit kingpin, Maikwaahara, and his 11 gang members at Marak’e village of Gusau Local Government Area of the State.
The operations were led by the Commander, Joint Task Force Northwest Operation Hadarin Daji/General Officer Commanding 8 Division Nigerian Army, Major General GM Mutkut, along with the commander of 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Gusau, Brig Gen S Ahmed, who is in charge of Zamfara, Kebbi, and other military operatives.