Kaduna Government reacts as troops kill five bandits in Giwa

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The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of five bandits in Giwa Local Government Area of the state.

This was made known in a statement on Monday by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.

According to Aruwan, “The Kaduna State Government has been informed by the military authorities that troops foiled an attack and neutralized five terrorists in Kwanan Bataro, Giwa Local Government Area.”

He said the troops who were conducting clearance patrols in Giwa, received credible intelligence of terrorists’ movement towards Fatika town and Immediately mobilised against them.

He added that the terrorists were sighted and attempted to escape the advancing forces, but the troops, however, cut off their escape route at Kwanan Bataro.

He said the troops engaged them in a firefight, during which five of the terrorists were neutralized.

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i expressed satisfaction at the operational feedback and commended the troops for their proactive and sharp response to the intelligence received.
He encouraged them to keep up the intensity in the ongoing offensives against terrorists in the area.

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“Security forces are sustaining monitoring and patrols in the general area,” he further added.

Kaduna Government reacts as troops kill five bandits in Giwa

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