By Wole Mosadomi
The Niger state government has appealed to residents of Kagara city in the Rafi local government area of the state to remain calm about the invasion of bandits in the city and immediate communities between Wednesday and Thursday.
A statement signed by Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel-Berge to the state’s Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, said the government was surprised to see a video clip showing area residents running “in panic. and during the attack asking for intervention. ” of the state government and the army ”.
The governor, in a message of condolence to the people of the local government, said immediate steps will be taken to restore lasting peace in the area, adding that no responsible government will sit back and allow innocent and respectful citizens of the area to be mutilated. the law.
The governor acknowledged the enormity of the security challenges facing the state, but assured the people that the state, in active collaboration with President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies, will restore peace to affected communities in government areas. local statewide.
The governor sympathized with the families of those who lost their lives in the attack and prayed for a speedy recovery for the injured victims.
He requested the cooperation of the people for his useful information to the security agencies as well as assured them that his identity will be confidential.