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Gov. Lawal condemns bandits’ attack on Bungudu Community

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Gov. Lawal condemns bandits’ attack on Bungudu Community

Gov. Dauda Lawal of Zamfara on Monday, expressed sadness over bandits’ attack on Bungudu town, headquarters of Bungudu Local Government Area of the state, describing it as barbaric.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Sulaiman Idris  in Gusau on Monday.

The Voice Media Trust (VMT NEWS) recalls that the bandits  on Sunday,  attacked Bungudu town, killed one person and kidnapped six others.

The governor who  was in Bungudu Emir’s palace to commiserate with the emirate and the people of the area,   reassured them of his administration’s commitment and readiness to bring the menace of banditry to an end.

“I am here to sympathise with the Emirate and the entire people of Bungudu Local Government over the incident.

“Insha Allah, through the measures taken by our administration in collaboration with security agencies, banditry will soon be history in the entire state.”

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He urged the people of the state to continue to pray and compliment  government’s efforts in tackling the security challenges facing the state.

“Security is everybody’s business, therefore it requires support and cooperation from all stakeholders,” he noted.

Lawal further commiserated  with  families of the victims and prayed for the safe return of those kidnapped.

Responding, the emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, thanked the governor for the visit.

Attahiru described the governor’s visit as a demonstration of his great concern and commitment to the plight of the people of the area.

Gov. Lawal condemns bandits’ attack on Bungudu Community

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