Assailants stormed the Dan Jamfari Community, Barbaji village, in Rogo Local Community Area of Kano and burnt/damaged 10 houses.
Dr. Saleh Jili, who is the Executive Secretary, Kano State Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday that the agency sympathized with all the victims that were affected by this incident, and relief material was taken to them.
He added that: “the state government would actually leave no stone unturned to fish out all the perpetrators and bring them to justice”
Relief materials that were given to the victims includes the following; 10 bundles of roofing sheets, 20 bags of cements, 10 packs of zinc nails, 20 bags of 10kg rice, 20 bags of maize and five bags of salt.
The affected victims also did get clothing materials, cutleries, bucket, vegetable oil and five cartons of seasoning cubes.
Dr. Saleh Jili reaffirmed that the state government is committed to the both the protection of lives and properties of the citizens of the state, he went ahead to charge the resident of the community to live in peace and harmony.
Malam Magali, who is a resident of the affected community, said that the assailants were armed with sticks and cutlasses.
“More than 200 of them invaded the village in the night and went from house to house claiming they were searching for their stolen motorcycle”
“The attackers tried to stab me in the presence of my family members and I refused to produce my children whom they claimed to have stolen their motorcycle as demanded,” he said.
Malam explained that the assailants did return the day after and did set his house and that of others on fire while his family members escaped.
He also said that: “The assailants went away with food items, chickens, turkey, farming equipment and destroyed 10 houses within the village”
Maharazu who was represented by Alhaji Bashir Tsoho, who is his secretary said the Emir of Karaye, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar II, has actually rendered all the required assistance to the victims and has also reported the incident to the state government.