Bandits declare war: kill 80-year-old woman, Ward Head, others in Kaduna

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By Achadu Gabriel

Armed bandits have declared war on innocent people in kaduna villages, killing a number of people in lgabi, Chikun and Giwa local government areas of kaduna state, including an 80 years old woman.
The unknown gunmen also killed the ward head of Konti village, one Samaila Yohanna, in Chikun local government area of the state, in another incident.

“Sunday 17th January 2021, KDSG Security Update”, issued and signed by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State., Mr Samuel Aruwan, also stated that the bandits killed two locals, Alhaji Sani and Malam Rabiu, at Dande, in Chikun local government area of the state.

“In Giwa local government area, armed bandits barricaded the road between Fatika and Kidandan and opened fire on commuters plying the road.

“One unidentified woman was killed, and three other persons were injured in the attack”, it stated.

According to Mr Aruwan, “Security agencies have reported the killing of an aged woman in Sharu village, Igabi local government area.

According to the report, the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes. “As they shot sporadically, Hauwwa Umaru, 80, was hit by a bullet and died instantly.

“In another incident, unknown gunmen killed one Samaila Yohanna, the Ward Head of Konti, in Chikun local government area.

“Also in Chikun local government area, bandits killed two locals, Alhaji Sani and Malam Rabiu, at Dande.

“In Giwa local government area, armed bandits barricaded the road between Fatika and Kidandan and opened fire on commuters plying the road, One unidentified woman was killed, and three other persons were injured in the attack”, it added..
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, according to the commissioner, “noted the reports with sadness, and conveyed condolences to the families of the deceased, praying for the repose of their souls. He also prayed for speedy recovery for the injured.
The Governor also implored security agencies to ensure diligent investigations into the disturbing incidents. End.

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