Posted by News Express | 25 March 2021 | 760 times
By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna
Security agencies have reported that armed bandits killed nine citizens in separate attacks spanning Birnin Gwari and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State.
This is contained in a security update on Thursday by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.
He said that according to the report, the armed bandits barricaded the Dogon Dawa-Kuyello road, after Ungwan Gajere village of Birnin Gwari LGA, and shot six people dead. They were identified as:
- Nura Rufai
- Sanusi Gajere
- Yakubu Labbo
- Usman Dangiwa
- Alhaji Abdulhamid
- Janaidu Tsalhatu
The commissioner added that, at Ungwan Maje, also of Birnin Gwari LGA, armed bandits shot and killed two persons, identified as:
- Haruna Dotu
- Hamisu Mohammad
“Armed bandits also attacked Kwama village in Giwa LGA and killed one Nasiru Rufai, after he resisted their attempts to kidnap him.
“Governor Nasiru El-Rufai noted the report with sadness, and prayed for the repose of the souls of those slain, while sending condolences to their families,” he added.
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