Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa undertook an assessment tour of the Dogom Dawa Community today.
He visited the house of late head of the vigilante, Makama Ahmad Aliyu who was killed, amongst others, when the criminals entered his house.
The governor was accompanied by the GOC (I) mechanize Division Gen Wahab, the State Director of SSS, Mr. Zamba, the Commissioner of Police Olufemi Adenaike, sector commander road safety, other senior security officers and the member representing Birnin Gwari, Aliyu Balarebe Jigo.
The Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Zubairu Jibril Maigwari (II) receives them at the home of late Makama and narrated to the governor how the people were killed by the criminals who were on a revenge mission.
The Emir told the governor that with proper collaboration between the vigilante members of the community and the security officers, the criminals can be rounded up.
The emir further told the governor that information available to him shows that the criminals were driven out of Zamfara state and decided to make Birnin Gwari their new home.
The Governor who was already in Abuja on his way out of the country quickly cancelled his trip and return today to Kaduna and proceeded straight to Dogon Dawa.
The governor who was almost in tears told the people of the area that the state will do all within its power to round up those who carried out the dastardly act.
He told the emir that a special Security Council meeting will be held to map out strategy of driving the criminals from Birnin Gwari LG.
He also stated that Kaduna state will collaborate with the security officers of Niger, Zamfara, kebbi and katsina who share the same boarder with Birnin Gwari on how to curtail the activities of the criminals.
According to the governor, the need to further improved on the security situation in the state influenced the decision to buy 40 more additional operational vehicles for the state security outfit – operation yaki.
While condoling with those who were injured, the Governor immediately ordered the commissioner of health, Turaki Kalik to immediately take charge of those in the hospital and pay all medical bills