Two persons have been killed in separate attacks by terrorists, locally known as ‘bandits’ on Friday, Sept. 17 in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria.
According to a statement by Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, the armed gang invaded a herders’ settlement Rugan Mati, and shot one Shuaibu Mati to death.
Another group of attackers also invaded Tudun Amada Wazata in Kadage, and killed one Samaila Mai Yankan Katako in his residence.
Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, 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 terror groups.
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, Sabon Zawan in Sanga LGA.
Aruwan assured that more comprehensive and precise situation reports are still being compiled on these cases as security agencies continue to work in the areas to restore calm.
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