By Aminu Dalhatu
Kaduna State government has directed security agencies to thoroughly investigate the killings of worshippers in a Mosque in Ikara local government and hunt down perpetrators of the crime.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Lawal Shehu Sani described as wicked and barbaric the reported killing of innocent worshippers in Ikara Local Government by bandits.
Governor Uba Sani who vowed to go to any length within the law to bring the Ikara bandits to book, said he will not rest on its oars until peace and stability is restored to every part of Kaduna State.
According to him, he has sent a delegation led by Mr Samuel Aruwan, Overseer of the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs (MISHA), to condole the people of Saya-Saya village, Ikara Local Government, where the incident occurred.
Senator Sani explained that, the delegation will also carry out an assessment of the security and humanitarian situation in the area and advice government appropriately.
“We understand the concerns and anxieties of the residents of Ikara, in particular and Kaduna State, in general. Your safety and security are our top priorities, and we want to reassure you that we are working tirelessly to maintain peace and stability.”
He stressed the need for the people of the area to remain calm and vigilant during this period.
“We also call upon all residents to cooperate with law enforcement agencies and provide any relevant information that could assist in the ongoing investigation”