– The governor of Sokoto state on Sunday, June 9, attended the funeral of 25 people killed in fresh attack by bandits
– The funeral of the attack victims took place in Gandi town in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state
– Tambuwal pledged that the government would take more measures to end such uncivilized and barbaric attack Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, on Sunday, June 9, attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack, which occurred on Saturday in three communities of Rabah local government area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tambuwal, together with heads of security agencies, traditional rulers and government officials, later condoled the families of the victims after the burial held at Gandi town.
NAN gathered that the bandits, who were in large numbers, raided Kalhu, Tsage and Geeri villages near Gandi and killed the 25 persons. The attackers were said to have engaged in indiscriminate shooting from around 5 pm on Saturday till Sunday morning, after which they carted away hundreds of cows, sheep and other valuables.