About 200 victims kidnapped by armed bandits has been released by the Zamfara state government.
The state government said it secured the release of the victims through peace dialogue and other security measures.
The victims were rescued on Wednesday, October 6, during the military operations against armed bandits in Shinkafi axis.
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya.
He made the disclosure on Thursday, October 7, while receiving the delegation of the Conference of Speakers of States Legislatures in Nigeria, in Gusau.
Magarya received the delegation, who paid him a condolence visit over the death of his father, Alhaji Mu’azu Magarya, who died while in the custody of bandits.