The death toll of an attack by some gunmen at Gwaska in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna state has risen to 45. The Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance said vigilantes had recovered 45 bodies as at Sunday afternoon.
Nasir El-Rufai, the state Governor, in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, his media aide, said that soldiers will be deployed in the area to check the incessant killings. He directed the State Emergency Management Agency to provide relief materials with immediate effect to the affected communities.
El-Rufai assured the people that the crisis would soon come to an end as he had engaged the Federal Government on the matter.