Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred in three communities in Rabah local government area of the state.
Tambuwal, together with heads of security agencies, traditional rulers and government officials later condoled the families of the victims after the burial held at Gandi town.
The bandits who were in large numbers raided 3 villages near Gandi and killed the 25 persons.
Tambuwal pledged that the government would take more measures “to end such uncivilized and barbaric attacks”, and urged community members to assist security agencies with useful information to track the bandits.
Speaking to newsmen, Sokoto state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, said four persons including a woman informant who pretended to be a lunatic were arrested.