43 persons have been reported killed after a bandit assault on Goronyo township in Sokoto state’s Goronyo local government district.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state provided this explanation after due diligence on the death toll from Sunday’s Goronyo market assault. Read More
Earlier in the day, when Chief of Army Staff Gen. Farouk Yahaya made him a courtesy call, Tambuwal placed the number at about 30.
“The death toll in Goronyo. I did state that it was more than 30. I was not categorical in my assessment of the figure. We just concluded a meeting with stakeholders, and I can confirm that we lost 43 individuals in that event. “May Almighty God have compassion on their souls,” Governor Tambuwal stated.
One of the victims