Kaduna State Government has confirmed another attack by bandits on different communities of Igabi, Jema’a and Giwa local government areas of the state that claimed four lives while 30 cattle were rustled.
The affected communities include Zangon Aya town in Igabi LGA, Ungwan Murtala in Yakawada of Giwa LGA and Godogodo village of Jema’a LGA.
Confirming the attack, Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said the attacks had triggered ethno-religious tension
as residents had erected a barricades on the Gidanwaya-Godogodo-Jagindi road, causing motorists to retreat in panic before security operatives swiftly responded and brought calm to the area.
Rural Post gathered that three people were killed in Igabi, one in Giwa and three others sustained injury, while 30 cattle were rustled by the bandits
Aruwan said Governor Nasir El-Rufai upon receiving the report commiserated with the families of the deceased and prayed for the repose of their souls. He wished those injured in the attack a speedy recovery and commended security agencies and community leaders for de-escalating the tension that arose in Godogodo town.