The Danmasanin Birnin-Gwari, Zubair Abdurra’uf Idris, has described as saddening, the loss of lives in agrarian communities in Giwa and Birnin Gwari local government areas of Kaduna State.
In a statement, he said the communities of Kauran Fawa, Marke and Ruhiya of Idasu Ward of Giwa Local Government Area have suffered from untold killings and arson by bandits.
According to him, “let me register our heartfelt condolences to the people of Giwa Local Government Area over the cruel coordinated attack and killing of over thirty people by armed bandits.
“The loss of innocent lives particularly the agrarian rural communities due to bandits activities is saddening and worrisome in this particular era of insecurity in Giwa, Birnin-Gwari and other parts of Kaduna State and the North.
“While condemning the horrific attack at Giwa, we equally sympathize with the people of Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area for various attacks at the weekend on Randagi (Bakin Kogi) where a vigilante lost his life, abduction at Kimbi and several other people wounded.
“Equally, our prayers and solidarity to the people of Giwa and Birnin-Gwari local government areas for God intervention and protection against the armed bandits.”