Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has urged security agencies to fish out the killers of the District Head of Bajidda in Fakai Local Government Area, Alhaji Musa Bahago.
Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Alhaji Abubakar Mu’azu-Dakingari, made this known in a statement made available to journalists in Birnin Kebbi.
The late district head was brutally killed with a machete on his way from Zuru to Bajidda by unidentified persons on Tuesday.
According to the media aide, the governor gave the directive in Birnin Kebbi after a condolence visit to the area.
Bagudu, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Col. Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai (rtd), expressed sadness over the incident.
“Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and indeed, the Kebbi State government are equally disturbed about the unfortunate event.
“Consequently, the governor directs security apparatus to be on the offensive to apprehend the culprits and remain proactive against infiltration of bandits into Kebbi from neighbouring states.
“Gov. Atiku-Bagudu offers sincere condolences to the family of the late district head, the people of Fakai Local Government Area and Zuru emirate on the demise of Musa Muhammad Bahago,” he said.
He reiterated the commitment of the state government to providing desired logistics and necessary material support to security agencies to operate maximally.
The delegation includes the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri and the Chief of Staff to the governor, Alhaji Sulaiman Muhammad-Argungu.
Others on the entourage were the Security Adviser to the governor, Maj. Rabiu Garba-Kamba (rtd), Permanent Secretary, Careers and Special Services, Safiyanu Garba-Bena, security agencies in the state and other top government functionaries.