July 4, 2021

Bandits kill 7 in Kaduna

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State

By Ibrahim Wuyo, KADUNA

Bandits have killed seven citizens within the last 72 hours in Chikun, Kajuru and Giwa Local Government areas of Kaduna State.

These developments were reported to the Kaduna State Government by security agencies at the weekend.

According to the agencies, bandits shot four kidnapped citizens on the outskirts of Tsohon Gayan general area of Chikun council.

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Two were identified as Solomon Bamaiyi and Francis Moses from Kakau village of the same council. The third was identified as being from Kachia town and the fourth remained unidentified.

In Iri Station, Kajuru council, two citizens, Reuben Tanko and Sani Jibrin were also shot dead by a group of bandits.

One Danjuma Alhaji, a native of Tsohon Farakwai of Igabi council was similarly killed by bandits on the outskirts of Galadima general area of Giwa.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has sent condolences to their families and prayed for the repose of their souls.

Furthermore, security agencies have carried out confidence-building visit to Iri Station, where some citizens were killed and an unspecified number kidnapped.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who led the delegation assured the community of the Government’s commitment to the security and peace of the general area.

He also said that collaboration between communities and security agencies is critical and must be cultivated towards enhancing security in areas that are difficult to access across the state.

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