The Kaduna State Government has commiserated with victims of the attacks in Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government Areas (LGAs).
This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, on Friday, in Kaduna.
He said; “On a sad note, the Kaduna State Government has sent its deepest commiserations to families of several victims who were killed in attacks by bandits in Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Kajuru LGAs.”
Aruwan said security agencies informed the government that bandits attacked Rafin Sarki in Giwa LGA, with 11 locals confirmed killed.
He said; “Similar briefings revealed that Cibiya and Karamai communities in Kufana, Kajuru LGA were attacked by bandits and two people were killed while several people were injured.”
The Commissioner said the bandits killed two people in Damari, Birnin Gwari LGA of the State.
Aruwan noted that Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed deep sadness at these reports and sent his heartfelt sympathy to the families of the slain victims, while praying for the repose of their souls.
“The Governor also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured,” he said.
The Commissioner added that the Government is engaging the security forces on the development and other fronts.