Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has condemned in strong terms Monday night attack on Abuja- Kaduna train by Suspects terrorists
The Zamfara Governor Commiserate with Kaduna state Government, Victims of attack and families of those who lost their loved ones
The Governor stated this through a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Zailani Bappa
An ABUJA- Kaduna bond train conveying almost one thousand passengers was attacked Monday night along Katari – Rijana axis which led to the death of twenty six persons, Several injured and unspecified number of Persons missing
“I consider the Unfortunate incident as another onslaught on our collective existence as peace loving people and also a threat to meaningful social existence” He said
“I was saddened when the news came to me that one of the safest means to travel is being compromised. It is a condemnable act and must be considered as a declaration of war on our people,” Governor Matawalle added
“This time, more than ever before, we shall concentrate on building a better synergy to holistically address the increasing threat by bandits and insurgents”, the Governor assured.
A Former two term Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Ibrahim Wakala was among those involved in the attack and has sustained gunshots wound on his leg
Governor Bello Matawalle also commend the prompt response of security operatives and the rescue of some passengers abducted by the bandits a few minutes after Incident.