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Katsina Govt extends financial assistance to victims of bandit attacks



The Katsina Government extended financial assistance to 30 families affected by the recent bandit’s attack in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Speaking during the disbursement on Thursday at Jibia, Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina, said the beneficiaries are from Yan Gayya, Kadobe, Daddara, and Dan Marke villages.

The governor was represented by his Senior Special Assistant on the victims of banditry and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Alhaji Sa’idu Ibrahim.

Radda, said that each of the families of those killed, got N200,000 each, while those injured were given N100,000 each.

He reaffirmed his administration’s commitment in supporting the families left behind by the victims of the banditry, alongside those wounded from the attacks.

According to him, government is taking full responsibility, for the medication of the injured persons at various health institutions across the country.”

He pointed out that the money was not in any way intended to compensate the families, but to support them in reducing their economic hardship.

The governor who regretted the in- human attitudes of the bandits, said his administration will not take it lightly with both the bandits and informants working for them.

He further issued a strict warning to the youths against involving themselves in the dirty business.

Earlier, the local government Chairman, Alhaji Bishir Sabiu commended the governor for supporting the victims.

In a vote of thanks, the District head of Daddara Alhaji Usman Usman-Nagogo, expressed gratitude to Radda for taking full responsibilities for the victims’ medication.

Abbas Bamalli

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