We are concerned that with Zamfara being the highest Nigerian state on the poverty level Index, suspending an important source of income to an already impoverished state may further fuel the insecurity crisis with the inclusion of other criminal activities for sustenance.
It was not immediately clear why the village was targeted.
Zamfara has recently been facing numerous security challenges – about 400 people have been killed in the state.
Mr Yakubu re-emphasised that the deadline for submission of party candidates’ name to the commission was October 18.
The major tussle in Zamfara APC was between the camps of the state governor, Abdulaziz Yari, and a senator, Kabiru Marafa.
Gunmen have attacked a cinema in Nigeria's north-western Zamfara State, killing 11 people and injuring more than 20, witnesses and hospital sources say.
No fewer than 66 persons were on Wednesday night killed in Benue and Taraba states by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, with the attacks continuing yesterday.
The army confirmed earlier report that two soldiers were killed during the operation.