Governor El Rufai has prayed for victims attacked by gunmen.
News Rain Nigeria reports that the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai on Sunday prayed for the reposed souls of twelve victims that lost their lives to unknown gunmen attack that happened at Kidandan/ Kadai Village of Kaduna State.
News Rain Nigeria further gathered that not less than twelve people lost their lives in an attack that happened in two communities of the State.
El- Rufai Prays For Twelve Victims Who Lost Their Lives To Gunmen Attack
The attack which was said to have happened on Friday afternoon and Saturday night at Kidandan, and Kadai Villages of Giwa Local Government Area of the State, left twelve people dead, while many injured while trying to escape from being killed by the attackers.
News Rain Nigeria learned from an eyewitness who is also the District Head of Fatika, Alh Nuhu Lawal, who disclosed that the attackers had on Friday afternoon launched an attack on Kidandan village, and on Saturday night, launched an attack on Kadai Village, all in the same Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Alhaji Nuhu Lawal appealed to the state government to deploy more troops and mobile police in the area.
Nuhu Lawa also stressed that three people were killed during the attack on Kidandan while four persons sustained serious injuries.
Lawal also confirmed that nine people were killed in the Kadai village attack, while four were seriously wounded.
He maintained that not less than twelve people were killed in the attack that was carried out on the two communities, while eight people are in serious condition.
However, the Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasri El – Rufai through a statement signed and issued to the development, which was made available to the pressmen on Sunday has consoled with the people of the affected two communities.
According to the statement which was signed by Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner of Internal Security noted that the State Governor in its condolence message prayed for the repose of the souls of victims who lost their lives and also wished the injured victims quick response to treatment.
The state Governor through the statement also applauded the security operatives for sustaining offensive against the armed bandits.
The State Government also through the Statement confirmed that the security operatives and local vigilante had on Friday, successfully repelled attempts by armed bandits to attack the Kidandan general area from a neighboring state.