Armed bandits have attacked and killed one individual every in Igabi and Zaria native Authorities Areas of Kaduna State.
Nevertheless, native vigilantes repelled an assault in Giwa Native Authorities Space.
This was confirmed in an announcement Monday night by Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner Ministry of Inner Safety and Residence Affairs, Kaduna State.
Mr, Aruwan, whereas confirming the varied assaults within the native authorities areas of the state, defined that safety companies have reported to the Kaduna State Authorities that armed bandits on Sunday attacked commuters on the street from Anaba village to Birnin Yero city in Igabi native authorities space.
Following the assault, Mr. Aruwan added that one Lawali Abdulhameed, a resident of Anaba village, was shot useless by the bandits as he tried to flee the assault.
In accordance with the assertion, “Safety companies additionally reported that armed bandits final evening invaded Wusasa in Zaria native authorities space, and kidnapped the Wazirin Wusasa, Professor Aliyu Mohammed, whereas his son, Abdulaziz Aliyu, was killed by the bandits, simply as his nephew, one Abba Kabiru, was injured and is receiving therapy in hospital,” the assertion stated
“Equally, armed bandits on bikes swarmed Iyatawa village of Giwa Native Authorities Space. Teams of native vigilantes confronted the bandits, ultimately forcing them to disperse.
“Two of the native vigilantes, Malam Auwalu and Alassan Shehu, had been sadly killed throughout the encounter, as floor and air patrols had been rapidly mobilized to the placement for a complete engagement.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai on receiving the reviews, despatched condolences to the households of the slain residents and vigilantes, praying for the repose of their souls. He additionally prayed for quick restoration for the injured.
“The Governor additionally thanked the navy for the swift response in deploying forces to the affected neighborhood in Giwa Native Authorities Space,” the assertion additional stated.