The Emir if Bichi Emirate Council, His Highness Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero has condemned in strong terms the recent gruesome murder of 23 Commuters in Sokoto State by suspected gun men.
The Emir who expressed shock over the incidence said its despicable and unimaginable that some persons could set ablaze fellow humans whom have committted no crime whatsoever.
The bus conveying about 40 travellers was said to have been intercepted by bandits at Gidan Bawa village in Isa Local Government of Sokoto State and was set ablaze leading to the death of twenty-three (23) passengers.
Ado Bayero in a statement issued by the Secretary, Bichi Emirate Council, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim condoles the Governor of Sokoto State, Sultanate Council and the entire Muslim ummah over the unfortunate incident praying Allah grants the dead Aljannah Firdaus and their family members the fortitude to bear the loss.
He further prays to Almighty Allah to bring an end to banditry and other security challenges bedeviling the Northwest and Nigeria as a whole.
The Monarch has also directed the entire people of Bichi Emirate to attend a special prayer session on Friday, 17th day of December, 2021 at Bichi central mosque to pray over the security issues bedeviling the country to Almighty Allah and solicit for His intervention to end the phenomena and bring succor and peace to the people in order to enable them pursue their legitimate economic activities and other means of livelihood.
He prays against the reoccurrence of such ugly incidence in the future.