Sokoto massacre: Attack callous, painful, regrettable – Gov Obaseki
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki , on Tuesday reacted to the attack on Goronyo Market, in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State by
Obaseki, in a statement issued by Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, commiserated with the people and government of Sokoto State, over the dastardly attack on Goronyo Market by bandits.He also charged security agencies to intensify efforts in reining in the marauding bandits so as to prevent another re-occurrence.
The governor who described the incident as callous, painful and regrettable, prayed for the repose of the souls of the victims of the attack.According to him, “We are deeply saddened by the terror attack in Goronyo Market, Sokoto State, which has thrown the entire country into mourning. Our hearts are with Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and the people of the state, as they go through this difficult phase.
“We join all meaning Nigerians in calling on the security agencies to intensify efforts in reining in the marauding bandits so as to prevent this painful loss of our citizens to banditry and terrorism.“On behalf of the government and good people of Edo State, I commiserate with the people of Sokoto State and the Governor over this painful incident.” headtopics.comRead more: Daily Post Nigeria »
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