Gunmen Kill 18 In Fresh Attacks In Zamfara
Some unknown gunmen have killed 18 persons during fresh attacks in some communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara state.
Naija News understands that the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa disclosed this on Friday while he received the House of Representatives member representing Gusau/Tsafe Federal Constituency, Alhaji Kabir Mai-Palace in Gusau.
Mai-Palace visited the Emir’s palace to condole with him and the entire people of the area over the attacks.
The emir said that the attackers invaded the Bamamu, Danmale and Sako communities, with over 50 motorcycles and shot sporadically at the air, then went ahead to kill 18 persons during the attack.
The emir thanked the lawmaker for the visit and his concern for his people.
While condoling with the victims, Mai-Palace described the attack as unfortunate and worrisome.
In his words, he said: “I had earlier visited general hospital, Tsafe to sympathise with the victims who are receiving treatment.”
“Security is the major area I am giving priority to, it is very disheartening the way these bandits are attacking our communities.
“If I go back to Abuja, I am going raise these issues in the House with the aim of finding solutions to the problems.
“As a representative of the people, I don’t have any commitment beyond the interest of my people.
“l am also going to present this incident to the Governor, Muhammad Matawallen-Maradun.”