Kaduna bandits attack: Governor El-Rufai says no room for negotiation with criminals

Kaduna bandits attack: Governor El-Rufai says no room for negotiation with criminals

- Nasir El-Rufai says his government will not negotiate with bandits who are putting the peace of the state on red line

- The governor discloses this in a reaction to a bandit attack on some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government

- El-Rufai assures the people of the villages of adequate security as the death toll from the attack rises to 50

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna governor, has rekindled commitment towards ending the menace of banditry in the state following a reprisal attack on some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government.

Legit.ng earlier reported that suspected bandits attacked and killed at least 30 people in some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna state in what appeared to be a reprisal strike on the villagers suspected to be giving information to security agencies.

The attack reportedly left several local residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau severely injured, while many properties were destroyed.

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Kaduna Attack: El-Rufai Vows To Wipe Out Bandits As Death Toll Rises
Governor Nasir El-Rufai vows to end bandit attacks in Kaduna state following a reprisal strike.
Source: UGC

As the death toll reportedly rose to 51, Kaduna governor Malam El-Rufai said his government is committed to bringing the surging waves of banditry to end, Channels TV reports.

Speaking at the scene of the incidents, El-Rufai said his government would not give the attackers a breathing space.

The governor also said he would not grant amnesty to the bandit, saying there would not be any form of negotiation with the criminals terrorising the peace of the state.

He, however, assured the villagers that security operatives would be stationed in the villages to provide adequate security and forestall further attacks.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that barely twenty-hours after some bandits attacked soldiers in Unguwan Yako in Buruku along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road, the Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the incident.

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Reacting to the attack, the NAF director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, in a statement issued on Friday, January 10, said troops of the 271 NAF detachment, Birnin Gwari, foiled an ambush set up by over 70 armed bandits at Ungwan Yako along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road in Kaduna state.

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