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Zamfara: Gov. Matawalle organizes Sharo festival for repentant Fulani bandits

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The Fulani at the sharo event, which is a annually event organised at the end of the Eid-el-Kabir festival,which  was last held eight years ago due to the less security occasioned by banditry.

Matawalle invited the Fulani people and the repentant bandits for the festival in fulfillment of the peace agreement and reconciliation his government reached with the ex-bandits.

Latest Nigeria News Report that over 30,000 persons attended the festival where Fulani popular cultural activities were displayed. Government functionaries, Fulani leaders and repentant bandits graced the event very happily.

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The Governor commended the reformed bandits and the Fulani leaders for accepting the peace initiatives brought up by his administration.

He expressed his appreciation and satisfaction that this year’s Eid-el-Kabir was celebrated without any killing or kidnapping in the state.

The Governor said, “I want to use this medium to appreciate my Fulani brothers for accepting the peace accord.
“This year’s Eid-el Kabir is the only one we experienced where no live was lost as a result of banditry,” he said.

The Governor pledged that his administration would soon come out with better welfarism for the Fulani people to enable their lives worthwhile.