Terrorists on Sunday night time reportedly killed over 38 individuals in separate assaults in Malagum 1 and Sokwong communities of Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The loss of life toll in the killings hit 38 on Monday.
The Councilor representing Malagum 1 neighborhood, Atuk Stephen, confirmed this to THE PUNCH on Tuesday.
Atuk lamented that each one residents flee their communities to hunt refuge in neighbouring villages.
He defined that 10 corpses had been discovered found in Sokong, 20 bikes and 62 homes had been utterly razed down, whereas in Malagum 1 neighborhood, 28 useless our bodies had been recovered whereas 102 homes burnt down.
He described the state of affairs as barbaric whereas calling on the federal government to urgently present reduction supplies for the victims.
“As I’m speaking to you now, non of those villagers escaped with a single cup of beans. Their foodstuffs had been accomplished burnt down.
“There is no any official IDP camp now, the victims are taking refuge in some neighbouring communities while some of them are in some primary schools,” Atuk disclosed.
He mentioned the entire Kaura neighborhood was confused, saying that the attackers have vowed to return for one more spherical of assault.
Atuk, additionally the Kaura council legislative speaker, expresses concern that elections may unlikely maintain in these weak Communities.
“There are ongoing plans to disfranchise our people from participating in the 2023 general elections. The government must show its might in ensuring these terrorist are crushed while sanity should be restored before the elections,” he added.
A resident who spoke below situation of anonymity alleged that there was an tried kidnapping in one of many neighborhood.
According to him, the native Fulanis who introduced in militia couldn’t settle them however the one means they might get cash and settled them was to resort to kidnaping, get ransome and pay them.
“The attackers rustle some (*38*) and carted away meals stuffs of the Villagers. We’re aggrieved for the lack of our love ones.
“No security stationed at the affected communities as talk to you now. We want the government to deployed security in the vulnerable communities that would help reduce tension,” the supply added.