By Abdullahi Tukur

The Kebbi State Government, has expressed concern over the killing of two customs officers on patrol by suspected bandits along Dakingari to Koko road in the state.

The deceased, Customs Assistant II Abdullahi Mohammed and Inspector Kabir Shehu, were killed early Thursday morning at about 1:30a.m. on Dakingari to Koko road while on patrol.

The suspected bandits, after attacking the team on patrol, carted away with one of the deceased’s rifles, AK-47.

Governor Nasir Idris, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Yakubu Bala-Tafida, prayed Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased and grant them Jannatul Firdaus.

The commenstrated with the deceased families as well as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and assured that the state government would provide temporary support to the deceased families.

“On behalf of Kebbi State Government, we wish to tender our condolences to the immediate families and the Nigeria Customs Service, we urge you to accept what happened in good faith as nobody will live beyond his/her destined time”.

Governor Idris, assured all security agencies working in the state of government’s continues support for intensive security operations and intelligence gathering towards mitigating the naferious activities of bandits and other criminal elements across the state.

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