From Noah Ebije, Kaduna
Bandits on Friday invaded five local government areas of Kaduna State, killing several residents.
In the latest security update released by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, listed the affected Council areas to include Igabi, Chikun, Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Sanga.
“Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that two people were killed in separate attacks by armed bandits in Giwa LGA.
According to the reports, armed bandits invaded a herder’s settlement Rugan Mati, and there shot one Shuaibu Mati to death.
“Furthermore, bandits invaded Tudun Amada Wazata in Kadage, and killed one Samaila Mai Yankan Katako in his residence.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed his deep sadness at the reports, and sent his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, as he prayed for the repose of their souls.
“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.
“The communities include 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 as well as Sabon Zawan in Sanga LGA.
“Precise situation reports are still being compiled on these incidences.
“Meanwhile, security agencies continue to work in the general areas”. Aruwan stated.