From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
Zamfara state Government has expressed shock over the attack on kasaba village of Magami district in Maru local government area of the state.
In a statement, the commissioner of Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara said, “The government of Zamfara state under the leadership of Governor Bello Muhammed Matawallen has received with shock this morning, the report of an attack by some recalcitrant bandits who unleashed mayhem on innocent people in Kabasa village of Magami district in Gusau local government of the state”.
“The Executive Governor is saddened and disturbed by this sad event and strongly condemned it which led to the loss of lives in the village”.
The Governor also extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and prayed Allah to grant the souls of the departed, eternal rest.
The government has already directed security agencies in the state to carry out a full investigation into the incident and report back to the government for action.
The commissioner said, that a standing committee has been constituted by the state government to assess the level of damages inflicted on the community.
“The State Government is calling on the people of the affected community in particular and the state in general to remain law-abiding and go about their normal businesses”. Said the commissioner.
Recall that, three soldiers and five people were killed in Kabasa village by bandits yesterday.