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Tinubu to security agencies: Go after attackers of Katsina communities

President Bola Tinubu President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has directed security agencies to go after suspected bandits who attacked two communities in Kankara LGA of Katsina state.

On Monday, the police command in Katsina said suspected bandits killed about 20 people in the Gidan Bofa and Dan Nakwabo communities of the LGA on Sunday.

Abubakar Sadiq, police spokesperson in Katsina, said the bandits also killed four officers — three inspectors and one corporal — as well as two members of the Katsina State Community Watch Corps (KSCWC) in an ambush.

In a statement, Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesperson, described the attacks as “grisly and sinister.”

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He said the president condoles with the families of the deceased and the Katsina government

“President Bola Tinubu strongly condemns the recent spate of attacks against citizens in Dutsin-Ma and Kankara Local Government Areas of Katsina State,” the statement reads.

“While describing the latest attacks as grisly and sinister, the President emphasizes that more will be done to secure citizens and completely degrade terrorists and other harbingers of death and sorrow in any part of the country.

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“President Tinubu directs security agencies to go after the assailants and ensure that they are brought to justice.”

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