Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Tuesday, condoled with the families of those killed as a result of bandits attacks in Munhaye village of Danko Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
Speaking during a condolence visit to Munhaye Community, Governor Bagudu expressed deep regret for the unfortunate attacks in Munhaye village, Danko Wasagu, resulting in the loss of lives including those of two soldiers.
Bagudu said, “I am here to assess the situation a sequel to the dastardly attacks and to express my sincere condolences to the bereaved families, as well as pray for the repose of the souls of the deceased.
“I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured persons, as well as the recovery of the missing ones.”
Bagudu also acknowledged the invaluable and patriotic efforts of the officers and men of the various security agencies, especially the military working and sacrificing their lives round the clock, to ensure the prevalence of peace.
He appealed to people in the community to be tolerant of each other, pointing out that in every tribe there are bad elements capable of causing violence, hence the need for such bad eggs to be identified and handed over to relevant authorities for the law to take its course.
The governor while promising the government’s assistance to the victims, called for synergy among the traditional rulers, security agencies, and the communities.
Earlier, the Chairman of Danko Wasagu LG, Suleiman Sahabi, and the Chief of Wasagu Chiefdom, Muktar Muhammad, thanked and commended the governor for his concern about the security of lives in the area since the onset of insecurity in their localities.
In his remarks, Senator Bala Ibn NaAllah, representing Kebbi South, explained that the federal government with Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu would take whatever measure necessary to restore lasting peace in the area.
The governor then proceeded to the 223 Light Tank Battalion, Zuru, where he condoled with the Commanding Officer, Lt Colonel B.M Abdullahi, and the Barracks community over the death of two soldiers in Munhaye village following the attack by bandits.