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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Victims Of Bandits Attack In Kebbi To Get Govt Assistance


Ismail Bayo, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has said the state government will assist families of those that were attacked by bandits in Shanga Local Government Area of the state.

While at Tungar Zarumai and Bakin Turu villages in Shanga Local Government Area of Yauri Emirate to sympathize with victims of the bandits attack he assured that assorted relief materials, including food items and other domestic needs, will be distributed to all the victims, effective from Monday.

He said" We are here to condole with you over the unfortunate deaths recorded as a result of the attack, while we are also commiserating with those who were injured.

" All those who had also fled due to fears would soon be reunited with their various families."

He described the attacks as unfortunate and enjoined the victims to regard the incident as an act of God.

The governor vowed that efforts would be sustained to restore peace and tranquility to the affected areas, as well as other troubled parts of the state.

He stated that efforts were being intensified by the state government and the security agencies to recover the abducted persons, hale and hearty.

Bagudu solicited the support of all and sundry in this direction, saying," the vigilantes and youths groups should complement the efforts of the security agencies to tackle banditry in the state.

He particularly called on youths in the area to organize themselves and assist the community in providing security in collaboration with the security agencies.

He said, "Make sure you involve all segments of people irrespective of tribe or religion to form security so as to complement efforts of the vigilantes".

The Emir of Yauri, Dr. Muhammad Zayyanu Abdullahi described the incident as unfortunate and shocking calling on the affected victims to take it in good faith as destined by God.

The monarch added that what is needed now is to take proactive measures to forestall future occurrences. He requested for relief assistance to the victims.

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