by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Again, four lives have been reportedly wasted in a fresh attack in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas in Kaduna State, respectively.
The report was contained in the second Kaduna State Government (KDSG) Security Update on Thursday, 28th January, 2021, by security agencies.
It averred that the armed bandits attacked Nasarawa Kalgo community on the outskirts of Jaji (military based), Rigachikun district in Igabi local government area.
According to the report, issued and signed by Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, stated that the bandits stormed the village in dozens and killed one resident, Harrisu Ibrahim.
The statement, made available to our correspondent on Thursday evening, stressed that “Similarly, armed bandits attacked the Kujama area of Chikun local government area, and were repelled by local vigilantes.
“However, as they retreated to their hideouts, the bandits attacked Janwuriya Village in Kajuru local government area, and killed two brothers, Nuhu Ishaya and Yakubu Ishaya,” it stated.
In a separate incident, bandits, according to the release, invaded Maraban Kajuru, also in Kajuru local government area and killed one resident, Samiru Na Ya’u.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has expressed his distress at these reports, and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain, while sending his condolences to their families. He also tasked security agencies to conduct “diligent investigations” into the incidents. Patrols are set to be sustained in these locations,” it stated.