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Succour for Zamfara massacre victims’ families


Zamfara State government, yesterday, donated N13.5million to the families of 23 people killed on Monday by gunmen in Dangulbi village, in Dansadau emirate of Maru local government area of the state.

Succour also came for eight people hospitalised at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, as government  gave fifteen bags of assorted grains to the bereaved families.
Fielding questions from newsmen, Chairman, Distribution Committee, Alhaji Lawali Aliyu, said government had already handed over the consignment to the sub committee at the place where the incident took place in Dangulbi.

He added that each of the families of the deceased persons received N500,000 and five bags of assorted grains; even as he said those on admission at the hospital were given N250,000 each, while government will settle their medical bills.

He lamented that absence of mobile communication network and access roads is the bane of upsurge of insecurity in the area.


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