Bandits kill ward head, 3 others in 3 Kaduna LG


..A herder also killed

By Achadu Gabriel

Bandits have killed a ward head in Baranje village of Chikun local government area in Kaduna State and three other persons in two other local . government areas.

Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement Thursday evening, stressed that security agencies reported the killing of the four citizens in isolated locations of Giwa, Chikun and Igabi local government areas.

According to Aruwan: “At Baranje village near Buruku in Chikun local government area, the two persons killed, were Dogara Yahaya, the Ward Head of Baranje village and one Reuben Adamu.

“At Ungwan Sada in Giwa local government, armed bandits killed one Ibrahim Salisu after an attempt to kidnap him.

“Similarly, Abdullahi Saleh, a herder, was killed by armed bandits along the Kangimi axis, on the Kaduna-Jos Road in Igabi local government.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted these reports with sadness, and sent condolences to the families of the slain citizens, while praying for the repose of their souls. He also tasked security agencies to ensure diligent investigations into the incidents.

“Intensified ground and air patrols are set to be sustained in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas, linking up to Niger State.

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