3 The Chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the killing of dozens of innocent people and the wounding of several more in recent attacks by armed bandits in the Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas of Zamfara State. , Nigeria. He sympathizes with the families of the deceased and the Nigerian Government, and prays for the speedy recovery of the injured.
5 The President commends the determined determination and swift response of the Nigerian Federal Government through the deployment of strategic military assets that destroyed the bandits’ hideouts. Urges citizens to support the government’s efforts to prevent future attacks.
6 The President expresses the unequivocal solidarity and continued commitment of the AU to support the Nigerian Government in its efforts to ensure the safety of life and property, and to eliminate all forms of banditry and terrorism in the country.