The Kaduna State authorities has acknowledged that bandits carried out assaults in 5 native authorities areas within the state, the place scores of individuals misplaced their lives.
The affected native authorities areas are recognized as; Igabi, Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Giwa and Sanga.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed in an announcement that the governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, was as traditional “sad about the incident.”
He prayed for the repose of the souls of lifeless victims whereas extending condolences to their households.
“Going further, the governor commiserated with communities across Igabi, Chikun, Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Sanga LGAs, in which several residents were reported to have lost their lives following attacks by bandits,” Aruwan stated.
“The communities included, Sabon Yelwa and Ungwan Alhassa in Igabi LGA, Kasarami and Ungwan Yashi in Chikun LGA, Kwama in Giwa LGA, Ungwan Bare Bare and Chiki da Palo in Birnin Gwari LGA and Sabon Zawan in Sanga LGA,” he added.
It was learnt that two individuals had been killed in separate assaults by armed bandits within the Giwa Local Government Area of the state.
“The bandits invaded a herder’s settlement Rugan Mati, and killed, one Shuaibu Mati.
“Furthermore, bandits invaded Tudun Amada Wazata in Kadage and killed one Samaila Mai Yankan Katako in his residence.
“Precise situation reports are still being compiled on these incidences.
“Meanwhile, security agencies continue to work in the general areas,” the assertion famous.