Update: Here are the names of 33 recently killed by bandits in Kaduna

Bloodthirsty bandits on Sunday unleashed mayhem in Madamai and Abun communities in Kaura LGA of Kaduna State and killed 34 persons. 

The bandits who stormed the community shot sporadically and also burned about 20 houses. 

Two days after the unfortunate incident, the names of the deceased have been released.

They are: 

  • Mrs Lami Yakubu Adakai
  • Mrs Florence Yakubu Adakai
  • Danlami Adakai
  • Samaila Adakai
  • Garba Simon
  • Patrick Bala
  • Kato Achigaba
  • Andrew Lekwot
  • Lawrence Andrew
  • Victor Joseph 
  • Philemon Akant Habiba
  • Sofio Bala Bwachat
  • Siman Zamani
  • Danjuma Yusuf
  • Friday Bulus
  • Eunice Ibrahim
  • Stephen Nkom
  • Yusuf Zuwahu
  • Genesis Danjuma
  • Bulus Markus 
  • Ezekiel Bobai
  • Talatu Ezekiel
  • Bonat Francis
  • ThankGod Hananiya
  • Raymond La’aki
  • Musa Yashim
  • Janet Duniya
  • Paul Akwok
  • Yohanna Gagarau
  • Lucy Kambai
  • Faith Bala
  • Esther Luka
  • Philip Kambai

Meanwhile, the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the attack.

Reacting to the attack in a statement through his Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, Mr El-Rufai promised that the government would bear the cost of treatment of those injured.

He further directed the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency, to assess the situation with a view to assisting affected households.

He then sent his condolences to the families of the victims and prayed for the repose of the souls of those that died.

He appealed for calm and urged security agencies to intensify efforts at fishing out the culprits.

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