Former Presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu has reacted to the latest reports of several villagers being massacred by escaping bandits in Zamfara state.
Reports had that over 200 villagers in Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas of the state were killed by fleeing bandits.
It was gathered that the bandits, loyal to terror kingpin, Bello Turji, who were fleeing as a result of ongoing military operations, were trying to leave the state with large number of animals when they invaded some villages in the two local government areas, killing over 200, burning houses and valuables.
he attacked villages include Rafin Danya, Barayar Zaki, Rafin Gero and Kurfa.
Moghalu, reacting to the killings said this and other tragedies in Nigeria shows how valueless lives have become in the country.
According to him, these killings will only end when Nigerians elect a competent government.
On his Twitter page, Moghalu wrote: “My heart goes out to the families of the over 200 persons killed by terrorists in Zamfara.
“This and other tragedies say how valueless life has become in Nigeria. When will this end? When we elect a competent government that can secure our lives, the first duty of government.”
In another development in Kano, President Muhammadu Buhari called on Nigerians to seek divine intervention to end the challenges facing the country.
Buhari made the call at the national prayer session for Nigeria, organised by the Kano State Government, Saturday, 8th of January, 2022.
The President represented by Mustapha Babai, Minister of State for Agriculture, he said his administration was working towards tackling insecurity.
President Buhari stayed that his government was fully supporting security agencies in their efforts to tackle security challenges in the country.
He said, “Despite the support, there is a need to seek divine intervention for the Almighty to bring an end to the challenges.
“No doubt, Nigeria is facing security challenges and we are doing our best to support security personnel. That does not mean we should not seek divine intervention. This prayer session is part of the interventions and I commend the State governor for this.”
He also commended Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for ensuring security in Kano State.
“I am very happy with this initiative. Indeed Ganduje is doing well in securing Kano and has given his quota to achieving peace in the country at large,” he said.