The government of Kaduna state has revealed that bandits killed a total of 937 people last year in the State. This was said by the state’s commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs whose name is Samuel Aruwan on Wednesday March 10th.
Samuel presented this report before members of the civil society organization, traditional rulers and media at the Kaduna State government house and announced that the government is working hard to the issue to a halt.
Aruwan said out of the number of casualties, the Igabi Local Government Area of the state has the highest figures of 152 deaths followed by the Zango Kataf local government with 114 deaths.
In Kaduna, the activities of bandits have no doubt crippled socioeconomic activities in more than seven local government areas of the state – Igabi, Giwa, Chikun, Zango Kataf, Zaria, Kajuru, Kaura and Jemaa.
Apart from affecting means of livelihood, the security problem has also claimed several lives, many sustained permanent injuries while hundreds of others are Internally displaced.