Thirty eight persons have been killed by suspected armed bandits in an attack on two villages, Tsulluwa and Satiru, in Isa local government area of Sokoto state.
Thousands of victims who fled the attacks, are taking refuge in Tozai, a nearby village where a temporary internally displaced persons camp has been set up by the state government.
The road to Tozai village, where surviving victims of an attack by suspected bandits from two communities in Isa local government are taking refuge
The displaced persons are from Tsulluwa and Satiru villages in Isa local government area where suspected bandits attacked and killed over thirty eight persons in two separate attacks.
The people of Satiru, Tsulluwa, Katanga and Kokaro say they want security beefed up in their areas to enable them return home to their farms
The Sokoto state governor visited the victims at the internally displaced persons camp in Tozai where relief materials were supplied by the state Zakkat and Wakafi commission.
The Governor assured the people that government and security agencies are working hard to put a stop to the activities of the marauding bandits
Over fifty persons have been killed in separate attacks on different villages in Rabbah and Isa local governments by suspected bandits in the last one week.