The Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle have sworn with the Holy Qur’an to convince people that he has no connection with bandits terrorising the state
The governor who made the sworn while receiving an award as the Khadimul Quran conferred on him by the Centre for Quranic Reciter, Nigeria urges other people living in the state to emulate his act regardless of their status
The governor stressed while expressing the insecurity issue in the state as “Worrisome” that as the chief security officer of the state, he will use every power compel on him to provide a secure and peaceful environment for the people of the state
“As I’ve been mentioning, the issue of insecurity is not just for Federal Government, governor or other security agencies; the issue of insecurity is for all of us, and we should not politicise the issue of insecurity.
“I have sworn with the Holy Quran that if I know, or if I am part of, or I know anybody who is coordinating this (banditry), or with my hand or any of my family, may Allah not give me (speaks in Arabic) in this life.
“I dare all the people from Zamfara State, from our father, Aliyu Gusau to Yarima Bakura and all the cabinet members, right from the inception of the political dispensation of the state, to take this oat as I did.”