Executive Secretary of ZIPA attacked by Bandits

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Hajjia Mariam Yaro, the Executive Secretary of Zamfara State Investment Promotion Agency (ZIPA), fell victim to a bandit attack on her way to Abuja for a crucial official assignment. The incident occurred just a few kilometers from Gusau yesterday afternoon.

Hajjia Mariam Yaro, who was en route to meet with prospective investors, sustained gunshot injuries during the assault. Currently, she is undergoing treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Gusau.

Appointed in October 2023 by Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal, Hajia Yaro had taken on the role of leading ZIPA, aiming to bolster investment initiatives in the state. Prior to her appointment, she held the position of Head of the Minimum Pension Guarantee Unit at the National Pension Commission in Abuja.

Authorities are investigating the attack as the state remains on edge, awaiting further updates on the condition of Hajjia Mariam Yaro. Stay tuned for more details as the situation develops.

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