No fewer than three people have lost their lives when bandits invaded the home town of the state assembly speaker, Magarya Village in kanwa District of Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director General Press Affairs and Public Relations of the House , Mustapha Jafaru Kaura.
It also stated that, some people escaped with various degrees of injuries and more than a hundred cattle were rusted while food items worth millions of naira were also set ablaze by the terrorists group.
The leader of the state government team who is also the speaker state House of Assembly Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya led a delegation to assess the level of damage done to the town and sympathised with the people of the area over the attacks.
The delegation was conducted round the town by the district head of Magarya (Marafa) Alhaji Muhammadu Sani who expressed his worries over the attacks and called on government to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book.
Nasiru Maazu Magarya added that, this cowardly act will not deter the Bello Muhammad Matawalle’s efforts in getting ways of lasting peace through stick and carrot approach.
He also condoles with the families of those that lost their lives and also sympathised with those who lost different livestock and food items that were set ablaze by the terrorists.
Responding on behalf of the victims, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor Alhaji Aminu Magarya thanked the speaker and his entourage for the sympathy visit and prayed Allah to reward them abundantly.