Banditry: Matawalle presses FG to extend retirement age of security personnel to 70 years

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zmafara State, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to extend the retirement age of security personnel in Nigeria to 70 adding that the entry age limit for Direct Short Service should be extended from 30 to 32 years to accommodate more able bodied men and women that are willing to serve their fatherland to securing Nigeria.

Governor Matawalle, who spoke at his country home in Maradun, said this will afford those of them that are not tired to continue to serve the country.

He said this will help sustain successes recorded in the fight on terror and insecurity.

Matawalle also promised to make Zamfara the most peaceful state in Nigeria.

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