Two persons have been killed while six others were injured as armed bandits reportedly attacked communities in Kaduna state.
According to reports by security agencies in the state on Tuesday, the armed bandits invaded Mazari, a community close to Buruku in Chikun LGA.
In a statement by Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for internal security and home affairs, one Mariya Sale was killed in the Mazari attack and three others were injured.
In another incident, the bandits attacked Doka village in Kajuru LGA, where one Bitrus Luka was shot dead, and three others were injured.
The Commissioner said the Governor of the State, Nasir El-Rufai has noted the reports with sadness and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain victims, while offering his heartfelt condolences to their families.
The Governor also wished the injured a quick recovery.
Join the conversation
INVESTIGATION… Ten years after, communities count losses as AfDB, Cross River govt abandon road project
Ten years after the Cross River State government and African Development Bank (AFDB) jointly awarded the Yahe-Wanokom-Wanikade-Benue border road for...
INVESTIGATION….N.3bn down the drain: Why water projects for Enugu communities don’t work
In this concluding part, ARINZE CHIJIOKE talks about some of the projects that are serving the people and how various WASH programmes have failed to tackle...
INVESTIGATION…PARKVIEW ESTATE: Exclusive images of how billionaire property developer incurred Lagos govt‘s anger
Many have seen the demolished building, but not many know the circumstances that led to the teardown of the about...
INVESTIGATION… N.3bn down the drain, as Enugu communities suffer from dry taps
In November 2020, three organizations and the Enugu State government celebrated the completion of N300 million worth of projects that were expected...
INVESTIGATION… How herdsmen crisis compounds woes of already deprived Ogun communities
Earlier in January, the Nigerian media space was awash with reports of violence between herders and farmers across the country....