Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the families of victims earlier caught in military fire against marauding bandits in, Dansadau, Maru Local Government area of the state.
The Governor was saddened to hear the latest development when the Nigerian Air force eliminated a marauding group of bandits which, unfortunately, caught a number of civilians leaving behind a mixture of casualties involving both the bandits and civilians.
This was contained in a press statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital by the Governor’s Special Adviser on media and communication, Zailani Bappa.
“This unfortunate incident has come at a time when both the state government and the Nigerian military are poised to effectively end the menace of the bandits, especially by taking the fight to their enclaves”, the statement noted.
“I wish to, on behalf of myself, my family, the state government and the entire good people of Zamfara State, extend my sincere sympathy to those who were injured and the families of those who died as a result of this collateral damage”
“Already, the state government has swung into action to address the remote and immediate causes of the incident with aim of averting any further ugly incidence such as this one in the future”