The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Mohammed Matawalle on Wednesday was honoured with a national award on security in Niger Republic.
The Governor was awarded along with five other Nigerians, including the Jigawa state Governor, Abubakar Badaru, the Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and the Chairman of BUA, Alhaji Abdussamd Rabiu, who were honoured on their various contributions to the country. among others
The President of the Niger Republic President, Mohammed Bazoum, presented the award to the Governor.
President Bazoum said Governor Matawalle was recognised by the Republic of Niger for his immense contribution towards checking trans-border crimes and terrorism which has helped so much in securing the Country and neighbouring North-Western states of Nigeria.