President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the renewed killings by gunmen in Kaduna State.
In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday, President Buhari described as ‘condemnable’ the gruesome incidents in Kauran Fawa, Marke and Ruhiya of Idasu Ward of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
He said he was indeed saddened by the multiple killings, calling them ‘gruesome’ acts.
Gunmen invaded Kauran Fawa, Marke and Riheya villages during the weekend and opened fire on the villagers.
The attacks resulted in the deaths of at least 38 people, including women and children.
Bandits also killed residents in Zangon Kataf, Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Igabi and Kauru local government of the state.
Extending his condolences to the Government of Kaduna State and the people in the affected areas, President Buhari prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased.
Editing by Adeniyi Bakare