Governor Ganduje of Kano State has expressed shock over the killing of 16 Dambatta indigenes by gunmen while on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
The governor also commiserated with the families of the deceased, the people of Dambatta local government area and Kano State in general.
“We were shocked with the bad news of the death of 16 Dambatta indigenes on Abuja-Kaduna highway, they were travelling from Abuja to Kano, and were killed during an attack from unidentified gunmen. The news is devastating and frustrating.”
“May Allah accept their martyrdom and may He punish all the perpetrators of this heinous act. There is nothing more shocking than this,” he lamented.
He urged people to pray fervently for the reposed souls. Prayed that, “May Allah give their families the fortitude to bear the great loss.”
“On behalf of the government and people of Kano state, I am condoling with the families of the deceased and the people of Dambatta local government, over this tragedy. May Allah forgive all their wrongdoings and reward their good deeds,” he prayed.