Gunmen killed 28 people at Duma village, Tureta LGA, Sokoto state.
Governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal, visited the village on Friday afternoon.
Tambuwal, who led a team of security officers and other government officials, attended Juma’at prayers in the village and offered special prayers for the victims.
The village was reportedly attacked by bandits on Wednesday night and rustled livestock.
A number of people were also reportedly kidnapped during the attack.
Writing by Saadatu Albashir