The Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero of Kano state has received the sad news of the gruesome death of some commuters in Sokoto state last week.
Bayero, has directed the entire people of Bichi Emirate to attend a special prayer session on Friday, 17th day of December, 2021 at Bichi central mosque to pray and submit our concerns and problems over the security issues to Almighty Allah and solicit for His intervention to end this phenomena and to bring succor and peace to the people.
According to the statement signed by Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Secretary to the Emirate, stated that “From the information available, the bus was intercepted by bandits at Gidan Bawa village in Isa Local Government of Sokoto State and was set ablaze leading to the death of twenty-three (23) passengers in very gruesome circumstances”.
“His Highness the Emir of Bichi, the Bichi Emirate Council and the entire people of Bichi Emirate wish to extend their condolences to the Governor of Sokoto State, Sultanate Council and the entire Muslim ummah over this unfortunate incident.
“His Highness prays for the repose of the souls of the deceased and prays to Almighty Allah to bring an end to banditry and other security challenges bedeviling the Northwest and Nigeria as a whole.His Highness”.
The Emir then prayed to Almighty Allah to prevent future occurrence of such incidence.