The Kaduna government on Sunday evening said bandits were repelled at Kikwari village, Kajuru Government Area of the state.
This was contained during a statement issued on Sunday evening and signed by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and residential Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan
According to the statement, “The Kaduna government has received additional information and identities of citizens injured attack in Kutemeshi general area of Birnin Gwari government .”
“They are listed as:
Hamza Bello, Sabo ,Bakwai
Zulladaini Yahaya, Saminu Abdullahi, Bawale Musa, Dankiwo Sammako, Sangir Tambai , Sangir Danhanau , Shai’ubu Lawal, Uzairu Shehu.”
The statement further explained that” These victims have arrived at the orthopedic hospital in Kaduna and are receiving medical attention.
“Any further updates which can emerge on this incident are going to be provided by the Kaduna government.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai who is receiving hourly briefings on the safety situation in both Birnin Gwari and Kajuru LGAs is engaging the military and police high commands on things.
“In a separate incident, the Kaduna government received feedback from Kikwari village of Kajuru LGA, detailing that the armed bandits who attacked the village were repelled.
“Vigorous patrols are ongoing within the general area,” the statement added.