Mr. Cafra Caino, the Chairman of Kajuru Local Government Area in Kaduna State, has lamented over the killings of innocent citizens by bandits in some communities within the council area.
Mr. Caino who spoke to our Reporter, lamented that the bandits have killed more citizens of the local government that coronavirus in the State.
“The bandits have killed more people in Kajuru Local government than the even Coronavirus in the State.
“As far as I know, we have not recorded any positive case of Coronavirus in Kajuru local Government, but since May 12 when the renewed attacks started, we have lot cases of death and killings, I can tell you that these attacks on our communities are more than Coronavirus to us as a local government.
“It is quite unfortunate that this is happening to us at this period of the Coronavirus pandemic, I believe, we will see the end this very soon,” he said.
He described the renewed attacks and killings of citizens as “unfortunate having worked hard to ensure relative peace in the local government.
“It is unfortunate, the attacks on our communities in recent times. We have experience peace and made progress in our peace engagements and confidence building, until this year in February when there were renewed attacks, which escalated to what we are now experiencing. We have don’t our efforts as a council to ensure that we nip this in the bud, but it is very unfortunate that lives have been lost, house have been burnt down, with more Internal Displaced Persons camps,” he said.