By Gbenga Ojo, June 22, 2019, news/comments
Suspected gunmen have unleased mayhem at various communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara state, living 18 persons dead- according to the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa.
The Emir made this known while receiving a House of Representatives member representing Gusau/Tsafe Federal Constituency, Alhaji Kabir Mai-Palace in Gusau yesterday, Friday.
Meanwhile, the Emir has expressed total displeasure over the ugly incident, noting that the gunmen invaded Bamamu, Danmale and Sako communities on thursday night and murdered 18 persons ‘ sadly, the killers were arrived with 50 motorcycles, shooting sporadically on the air” described it as very unfortunate and worrisome.
On his part, the lawmaker condemned the act, stressing that all necessary measure would be taken to address the situation. He disclosed this when he also visited the hospital where the victims are. His words: “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.”
The lawmaker, however, urged the people of the state to remain calm and be a law abiding citizens with prayers to seek Allah’s intervention to end the problem.
It could be recalled earlier that the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had reported that Mai-Palace was at the Emir’s palace to pay condolences with him and entire people of the area, who area affected by the attacks and used the medium to donate cash and 20 mattresses to the victims in the hospital and held close door meeting with Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Tsafe Division, Nigeria Police.
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