The Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Hassan Abubakar sympathizes with families and relations of those who lost their lives in the heinous attacks that occurred in Ungwan-Bido and Rugan Danbarau in Asso District of Gwong Chiefdom, Jema’a LGA of Kaduna State.
He urged the communities to use dialogue in resolving grievances or report them to the Police instead of resorting to violence.
Abubakar made the remarks during the donation of relief materials to victims of Sunday’s attack in Ungwan-Bido and Rugan Danbarau.
The materials were distributed to the victims on Monday during on the spot assessments visit carried out by the Agency to ascertain the level of damage done to both communities during the attack.
Also speaking, Jema’a Local Government Chairman, Hon Peter Danjuma Averik said it was painful and unfortunate that an incident which would have been resolved amicably through dialogue has resulted to violence which claimed eight lives and several property.
Represented by the vice Chairman, Hon Micah Ngboni Digah, the chairman cautioned the people in the area especially the youths to resist the temptation to take the laws into their hands instead report grievances to the security agents as violence he said only begets violence.
Speaking on behalf of the communities, the District Head of Asso, Mr Barnabas Samaila thanked SEMA for their prompt response , noting that the traditional rulers were doing their best in preaching peaceful co-existence and good neighborliness and promised they would not relent.
Items distributed include: food stuffs, mattresses, cooking utensils, blankets and clothing among others.