Over 100 villagers from Jirrawa group in Kaura-Namoda Native Executive House of Zamfara State on Saturday besieged Executive Space, Gusau with a useless frame purported to were killed by way of bandits previous within the day within the village.
DAILYPOST had reported that bandits’ commanders had an settlement with Zamfara executive to finish assault
Spokespersons of the group, Muntari Abdullahi and Muhammadu Sani instructed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) that the bandits invaded the village round 10am and shot sporadically within the air.
“We later realised that they have got already killed Shafiu Inusa on his farm whilst he used to be looking to observe fertilizer on his crops after the rains of closing evening,” Abdullahi narrated.
He stated, the deceased used to be simply convalescing from a gunshot wound inflicted on him when the bandits attacked the village 4 months in the past all the way through which Shafiu’s father used to be murdered.
“It’s precisely 4 months now when his (Shafiu) father used to be killed in a an identical assault, for the reason that better halves of the outdated guy are finishing their 4 months keep at house as mandated by way of Islam.
“We accumulated from his farm neighbour and brother that first of all, some of the bandits gave the impression ahead of them pronouncing somebody who is aware of he’s to blame must run and who isn’t must keep.
“Shafiu refused to run and when the others numbering over 100 arrived, they opened hearth and killed him straight away, that is his stays that we introduced right here for the governor to look and know that this peace initiative isn’t operating for us,” he stated.
On his section, Sani stated: “those criminals have all the time handed by way of our village with none risk or harassment till the previous few months.
“Up to now, they have got attacked us greater than 8 occasions and feature killed many of us.
“Even whilst on our solution to Gusau these days, we won telephone name that additionally they killed one Bala Danrabi, a vigilante chief who has all the time fought the bandits.” he stated.
Confirming the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Usman Nagogo expressed surprise over the assault, however stated that such occurrences are anticipated all the way through war solution.
“I will hopefully guarantee you that the peace initiative by way of Gov. Bello Matawalle which I lead within the state is operating as can also be observed within the liberate of kidnap sufferers and the repentance of a number of bandits, however that doesn’t imply that the hardened criminals are now not there, they’re those that may perpetrate this now.
“I’m in consistent touch with bandits teams in the entire trees and our discussions were sure resulting in the peace we are actually playing.
“In this Jirrawa factor, I’ve spoken with my contacts across the space and the repentant bandits promised to fulfill the following day and fish out the perpetrators of this newest assault and hand the culprits over to me; that is within the spirit of the partnership we are actually playing.” he stated.
The CP, then again, stated that there would now not be any hearth energy towards the bandits for now as a result of the continued peace initiative however that the command would watch for the end result of the assembly to be held the following day by way of the repentant bandits.