His Excellency, Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has condemned attack on communities of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, describing the act by unknown assailants as ‘ungodly’ and ‘barbaric’.
In a statement signed by Ahmed Maiyaki, Director General, Media and Publicity to the Governor, Governor Yero expressed deep sadness and shock over the unwarranted attacks on innocent citizens of the state. The Governor condoles with the victims of the attacks and assured them of Government’s commitment to protecting lives and property of the entire people of the state.
Governor Yero called on people in the communities to remain calm as Government is already working with security agencies towards scaling up its strategies in order to improve security, especially in border communities adding that “This ugly situation is unacceptable and we will step up efforts to improve surveillance and curtail future occurrence.”
The Governor who vowed to bring the perpetrators of the attacks to justice, has ordered full investigation and has promised to empower community surveillance by vigilante groups in areas that have become prone to such ugly incidences, to compliment formal security arrangements towards forestalling reoccurrence.
He prayed that God should expose the ‘merchants of darkness’, who are bent on sowing seeds of confusion and hate in the state saying “We pray that God should expose the people that are causing this problem. We pray that God should touch their hearts to stop such dastardly acts or destroy their evil machinations.”
The Governor called on the entire people of Kaduna State to forge stronger bonds and remain united in ensuring the triumph of good over evil adding that “we must not despair under this brazen attacks, as a leader, I am not happy with such ugly situations because it is my responsibility to ensure Security and safety for the entire people of the State.”