The Zamfara State Governor, 2Bello Mohammed has facilitated the rescue of eleven Nigerians from bandits without payment of ransom.
A statement by the Special Adviser Public Enlightenment Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa said the victims, 8 males and 3 females, are from Bauchi, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara states.
Governor Bello Matawalle who received them at the Government House assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in the state.
He directed that the victims are taken to the hospital and the status of their health is ascertained before they are finally released to their respective families.
The Victims however expressed their total delight and boundless gratitude to the Governor describing him as the “Oak of Noah”.
The rescue came at a time when the Governor summoned a stakeholders’ meeting to discuss further avenues of achieving peace without blood shed in the state.