The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has lamented over th e recent aggressive attacks in some communities that make 60 residents lost their life in Sokoto State.

On Wednesday night, the bandits lunch an attack on Garki, Kutuma and Kazuri villages in Sabon -Birni Local Government Area and also attacked Faji, Lanjega, Kadaye, Marakwa and Garin Ahmadu villages all in Sokoto State that make 60 residents lost their life.

The National Publicity Secretary of the ACF, Emmanuel Yawe on Thursday, called on the Federal Government to quickly send massive security personnel to Sokoto as it has done to the other states.

ACF called on security personnel to work with common goal to suppress banditry, refer to Sokoto as a peaceful state despite being encircled with Zamfara and Katsina.

He added that the forum received unrest reports on continuous pandemic attacks on some communities in Sokoto by bandits with heavy heart.

“The Forum is disturbed by this wanton destruction of life and property of innocent, law-abiding citizens in Northern Nigeria,” it observed.

The ACF solace with those who lost their loved ones, the wounded and those who have been displaced, saying that it sympathised with the Sokoto government over the loss of her citizens.

The Forum called on both the Federal, State governments and security agents to close ranks and come up with adequate security measures to protect the citizenry.

It noted that for quite some time now Sokoto has remained a relatively peaceful state surrounded by massive killings in Zamfara and Katsina States.

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