The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has condemned the armed banditry attack that took place in Maigoge community in the Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State, he described the attack as “sad and unfortunate”.
He commiserated with families of the victims of the attack and has assured them that both the state and federal governments are determined and working assiduously to bring an end to the carnage being perpetrated by the bandits.
The governor added that even though saboteurs and collaborators have been a major setback in the fight against banditry, the Nigerian Army are relentless in fishing out the bandits from their hideouts.
He urged members of the communities to assist security agencies with valuable information about miscreants and their informants.
Governor Sani Bello reaffirmed that the commitment of his administration to protect the lives and property of Niger State citizens will not be derailed by the indiscriminate violence against innocent people orchestrated by bandits.
Muawiyyah Yusuf Muye
Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Media.
1st December 2020.