Insecurity: Killings of 16 Kano resident on Abuja-Kaduna highway devastating -Ganduje
Kano State governor, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje describes the killings of 16 Kano residents on the Abuja-Kaduna highway as devastating.
“We were shocked with the bad news of the death of 16 Dambatta indigenes on Abuja-Kaduna highway, who were travelling from Abuja to Kano, as a result of attack from unidentified gunmen. The news is devastating and frustrating.
“May Allah accept their martyrdom and may He punish all the perpetrators of this heinous act. There is nothing more shocking than this.”
On behalf of the government and people of Kano State, I am condoling with the families of the deceased and the people of Dambatta Local Government over this tragedy. May Allah forgive all their wrongdoings and reward their good deeds,” reads a statement released by Ganduje.
The 16 kano resident killed were all from Dambatta Local Government area of Kano State and they are all male.
The late Kano resident was said to be returning from a business trip in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory when the bus conveying them was shot at by bandits thereby leading to their tragic death.
Killings and kidnapping by bandits have become the order of the day at the Abuja-Kaduna highway, the major road linking Abuja to other northern states.