The Kaduna State Government says some bandits in separate attacks invaded two communities in Giwa Local Government Area of the state, killing two persons.
The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Aruwan, who stated this on Friday, said the bandits first attacked Rugan Mati, a Fulani settlement and shot one Shuaibu Mati to death.
Aruwan continued that the bandits stormed another settlement known as Tudun Amada Wazata in Kadage in the same council and killed one Samaila Mai Yankan Katako in his house.
The commissioner quoted Governor Nasir El-Rufai to have expressed sadness over the latest attacks.
Aruwan said, “security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that two people were killed in separate attacks by armed bandits in Giwa LGA.
“According to the reports, armed bandits invaded a herder’s settlement Rugan Mati, and there shot one Shuaibu Mati to death.
“Furthermore, bandits invaded Tudun Amada Wazata in Kadage, and killed one Samaila Mai Yankan Katako in his residence.”
Aruwan, however, failed to mention when the attacks took place.
Meanwhile, the commissioner said the governor also commiserated with communities across five councils of the state lost of lives following attacks which he never gave details.
He said, “going further, the Governor commiserated with communities across Igabi, Chikun, Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Sanga LGAs, in which several residents were reported to have lost their lives following attacks by bandits.
“The communities include, Sabon Yelwa and Ungwan Alhassa in Igabi LGA, Kasarami and Ungwan Yashi in Chikun LGA, Kwama in Giwa LGA, Ungwan Bare Bare and Chiki da Palo in Birnin Gwari LGA, Sabon Zawan in Sanga LGA.
“Precise situation reports are still being compiled on these incidences.
“Meanwhile, security agencies continue to work in the general areas.”