Bandits have been said to have killed at the least 16 people in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day.
Confirming the attack in a press assertion in Gusau on Wednesday, the Director-General on Media to the country governor, Yusuf Idris, stated:
“The governor visited the network and sympathised with them”.
“During the go to, the governor additionally directed protection groups to straight away “swing” into action and bring the perpetrators to e book. The governor additionally directed the motion of 14 individuals, who sustained accidents from gunshots from Kanoma General Hospital, to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, for better hospital therapy. The bill need to be charged to the country government,”
He then expressed the kingdom governor’s remedy to enroll in palms with nicely that means individuals and corporations to deliver an stop to armed banditry inside the kingdom.
He stated the District Head of Kanoma, Yahaya Mohammed, had advised the governor that the bandits invaded the vicinity within the evening and fired gunshots sporadically, which caused the dying of the 16 folks, with 14 injured.