No fewer than ten individual have been killed by armed bandits throughout an assault and counter assault in some villages in Giwa native authorities Space, Kaduna State.
In line with the State Commissioner for Inner Safety and House Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the bandits invaded Na’ikko village in Giwa native authorities space and the place engaged in a gun duel by group volunteers which led to the demise of three residents.
Mr Aruwan disclosed that youths of Na’ikko village reacted to the killings by attacking Rugan Abdulmuminu, a close-by Fulani settlement, killing two individuals they alleged had been concerned within the assault.
Armed bandits additionally invaded Dakyauro village in Igabi Native authorities space killing 4 individuals and rustling about 25 cattle. A group chief was additionally killed in Chikun native authorities space.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai expressed unhappiness over the assault and condoled with the households of those that had been killed.
Governor El-Rufai, famous with deep concern the incidents in Na’ikko village in Giwa LGA, interesting to the residents to recourse to the regulation and keep away from killings and reprisal actions which might be detrimental to peace within the space.
He assured farmers in Giwa, Igabi, Birnin Gwari, Kajuru and Chikun native authorities areas that his administration is taking energetic steps in the direction of guaranteeing they proceed to pursue their livelihoods in security.
The Kaduna state authorities has additionally urged non-public faculties working in high-risk areas, to stick to the safety advisories issued to them. This adopted experiences that some faculties have continued to function outdoors of the rules introduced to them by the safety companies for the protection of their college students and workers.