10 killed, 30 houses set ablaze as gunmen raid Southern Kaduna


No fewer than 10 people have been killed and about 30 houses set ablaze by unknown gunmen in Nandu Gbok community in Sang Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The latest attack in Southern Kaduna came while the people are mourning and trying to deal with the devastating attack on the Adara people in Kajuru Local Government.

Shehu Nicholas Garba, member representing Kema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives in a statement said, “We woke up this morning to the sad news of an attack by gunmen on Nandu Gbok, a community in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

“At the time of this statement, about 10 bodies have been recovered and about 30 houses confirmed burnt down.

“That the latest attack is coming while we are mourning and trying to deal with the devastating massacre wrought on the Adara people has, once again, brought to the fore the plight of the indigenous people of Southern Kaduna.

“The Chairman of the local government council and other stakeholders are assessing and trying to deal with the unfortunate situation.

“My condolence to the Families of the Victims and the People of Sanga Local Government Area.”

He appealed to the communities to remain calm and not to contemplate any reprisal actions.

“Meanwhile, I am appealing to the security agencies in our State to reinforce their presence in Sanga especially in the affected Community with the aim of stopping further attack and fishing out the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

“I am also appealing to Sanga local government council and the state government for immediate provision of relief materials to the displaced victims.

“The renewed and ferocious attacks on communities in Southern Kaduna call for the urgent attention of the Nation and the International community.

“Our communities are helpless and are pleading that all persons of conscience should speak out,” he added.



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