Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/120 views /nigeria Bandits: New CP opts for dialogue, over fire power, in Zamfarashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelAs government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara, the state’s new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Usman Nagogo, has said that he would deploy dialogue, as against fire power, to tackle the trend. Nagogo made his position known at a press briefing where he formally met with media practitioners in the state. “The activities of cattle rustlers, armed bandits and kidnappers affect many parts of the country, but the situation appears particularly bad in Zamfara. Here, the criminals are more sophisticated and daring,” he said. ALSO READ BREAKING: EFCC to re-arraign Justice Ajumogobia on ThursdayThe CP, who chaired the Special Committee on Disarmament and Amnesty set up by former governor Abdulaziz Yari in 2016, when he was then a Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state, recalled that the committee recorded some success before it was disbanded. “We were able to build some level of trust between the government and the bandits; we opened channels of communication and contact which led to the recovery of 13 to 15 different calibres of arms, including a rocket launcher. ALSO READ Security chiefs have failed Nigerians, says Aremu | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsRead also: IG urged to end banditry in Oyo communities “With the zeal and enthusiasm of the present governor, Bello Matawalle, toward ending the violence, the Police will partner with other sister agencies to rid Zamfara of this security challenge. “To achieve this goal, more of dialogue, and less use of force, is desirable. In 2016, dialogue was applied and it worked. We shall build on that,” he said. ALSO READ Group hails reappointment of CBN governor for 2nd termHe hinted that he would adopt the new policing strategy of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, which is hinged on promoting community participation that would involve traditional rulers and other stakeholders to achieve desired objectives. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the new CP, who holds a Masters Degree in Law, replaces Mr Celestine Okoye, who has been transferred to the Force Headquarters, Abuja. (NAN) Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleKano Govt to build Army training center worth N318m in Falgore forestnext articlePolice Investigate ‘Murder’ Of Lagos Businesswoman Allegedly Thrown Out Of Moving BusRelated PostsNigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘Abba Kyari Must Go’ Protest Rocks Abuja [PHOTOS]Nigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Why I’m Supporting Tinubu Now – Ex-PDP LawmakerPolice kill “Pencil”, notorious kidnap ring leader during gun battle | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsOlumba Olumba reveals major reason for killings in Nigeria – Daily Post NigeriaSouth-East Govs Reject Miyetti Allah’s Demand For Fulani Vigilante In Igboland27-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos – The Nation NewspaperPolice arrest land grabber with ammunition in Lagos | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsCourt remands three alleged internet fraudsters in EFCC custody#Widow’s day: Foundation embarks on awareness walk in AnambraEight Anti-Inflammatory Foods In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Diet Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.