Zamfara: Gov Lawal visits victims of bandits’ attack
Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, condemned on Monday in strong terms the banditry attack on residents of Bungudu Local Government Area.
Recall that the bandits’ attack left four people killed and scores injured.
A statement by the Spokesperson to the Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, said the Governor was in Bungudu to commiserate with the Emirate and people of the local government.
He added that Governor Lawal visited the Emir’s Palace to reassure them of his administration’s commitment and readiness to bring an end to the menace of banditry.
The statement said: “Governor Dauda Lawal was in the Palace of His Highness the Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, OFR, to sympathize with the Emirate and the entire people of the local government over the barbaric incident of bandits’ attack.
“While speaking at the Palace, he reassured me that banditry will soon be history in the entire State.
“He urged the people to be steadfast in prayers to compliment the government’s effort in its resolve to tackle insecurity, adding that security is everyone’s business and it requires maximum cooperation.
“He condoled with the family of the deceased and prayed for the safe return of the kidnapped people.”
The Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, thanked the Governor for the condolences.
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