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Nigeria: Senate Mourns Over Killing of 120 Nigerians At Sokoto Market

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The Senate on Tuesday held a minute silence to mourn the killing of over 120 Nigerians by bandits at Gorony market in Sokoto Direct.

Lawmaker representing, Sokoto East, Senator Ibrahim Gobir, had drawn the honor of the upper chamber to the incident thru a level of picture during the inaugurate up of plenary.

Per the lawmaker, the massacre of the victims by bandits came about on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

Coming under Snarl 43 – Deepest Clarification – of the Senate Tips, Gobir acknowledged, “On Sunday, 17th October, 2021, Gorony market used to be attacked, and about 120 plus of us killed.

“The terrorists came to the market and started taking pictures each and each particular person they seen in the market.”

He disclosed that in seven villages within some local authorities areas of the express, residents are compelled by bandits to pay levies between N1 million and N20 million.

Gobir gave the affected villages to incorporate: Kwarangamba, Garki, Danadua, Katuma, Kurawa and Dama.

The lawmaker lamented that failure to meet the inquire imposed by the bandits in the affected areas had severally resulted in the killing of the villagers.

Gobir expressed frustration that inspite of consistent pleas to security companies to attain to the rescue of the affected communities, nothing has been completed to this point by the militia and police to intervene in the predicament of the of us.

He additional disclosed that the failure of the militia to attain to the rescue of the villagers has emboldened the terrorists to put in their trust representatives as villages heads in some areas of Sabon-Girin Native Authorities.

“The terrorists for the time being are installing their village heads in some areas of Sabin-Girin local authorities.

“In Gangara, they replaced the village head with Dan Bakkolo, the following in converse to a known terrorists called Turji.

“In Makwaruwa, they installed Dan Karami (a terrorist) as Maigari”, Senator Gobir acknowledged.

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