President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a marching order to security chiefs to tackle the challenges of insecurity in the North West.
This was disclosed by the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu when security chiefs paid a visit to the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello at his palace in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Thursday.
He said Buhari dispatched top security chiefs to interface with stakeholders in Zamfara on the lingering security challenges in the North West.
Adamu said: “We are sent to Gusau today (Thursday) by President Muhammad Buhari as part of his concern on security challenges in Zamfara and North West in general.
“Mr President gave us a matching order to stop the current insecurity in this region.
“He directed us to come and talk to the stakeholders and identify the remaining challenges that have not been taken care of.
“We need to strategize our efforts in addressing banditry, kidnapping and other forms of crimes in this zone.
“We hope during the close-door meeting with stakeholders, we will be able to discuss the remaining challenges.
“During the close door, we are going to discuss several issues concerning security issues in the state and North West in general with a view to have a general solution.”