- President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Zamfara State, scheduled for Thursday 27 January, has been postponed.
- Zamfara State Governor Bello Mattawale confirmed that the President’s trip was due to was canceled due to poor weather conditions.
- Mattawale noted that a new date for the President’s visit to the Northwest State would be announced at a later date.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s condolence visit to Zamfara state, scheduled for Thursday January 27, has been cancelled.
The Nation reports that Governor Bello Mattawale has confirmed the development and said Buhari postponed the visit due to poor weather conditions that affected his escape.
Recall that Buhari requested a sympathy visit to the killing of innocent people by terrorists should repay Zamfara.
Mattawale also said a new date for the Nigerian leader’s visit to the northwestern state would be announced later, The Punch added.
Buhari was supposed to move to Zamfara from Sokoto after he commissioned some projects, but he returned to Abuja instead after cutting short the trip.
Zamfara massacre: tears, heartache, as 143 after the Attack
The attacks took place on Wednesday, January 5 and Thursday, January 6 in Anka and Bukuyyum counties.
It has been found that migrating terrorists loyal to the terror king Bello Turji pounced on the locals, killing many on their way out of Fakai Forest.
Area residents spoke up The news release on Friday, January 7 revealed that more bodies were recovered from bushes. The remains of victims that were discovered were decapitated or burned beyond recognition.
Bola Tinubu donates N50 million to victims of the Gusau attack in Zamfara state
Meanwhile, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has donated the sum of N50 million to families of victims of murders in two local governorates of Zamfara state.
Tinubu, the national leader of the APC, made the donation on Thursday, January January, while visiting the Northwest state ravaged by banditry in recent months.
At least 58 people were killed when bandits raided some villages in some areas of governments across the state.