Bandits Kill 15 Farmers In Kaduna

By Adadainfo

Bandits have killed fifteen farmers in Kaduna, the state government confirmed in a statement.

The state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said Friday that the incident occurred across three local government areas of Giwa, Birnin-Gwari and Kajuru of the state.

Aruwan added that many people were wounded during the attack. According to him, the deceased are Abdullahi Musa, Adamu Musa, Aminu Nasiru, Adamu Ibrahim, Yau Usman Ladan, Yunusa Saidu, Salisu Abdulrahman, Fati Usman, Yakubu Ya’u, Marwanu Ibrahim and one unidentified body.

He gave the identities of those killed in Kajuru as Idon Bonos, and Aston Namaskar while those killed by the terrorists in Birnin-Gwari are Salisu Mai Tireda, and Mohammed Maikaba.

In his words, “On a sad note, the Kaduna State government has sent its deepest commiserations to families of several victims who were killed in attacks by bandits in Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government Areas.

“The government was informed by security agencies that bandits attacked Rafin Sarki in Giwa LGA, with 11 locals confirmed killed.

“Similar briefings revealed that Cibiya and Karamai communities in Kufana, Kajuru LGA were attacked by bandits and two people were killed, identified as Idon Bonos and Aston Namaskar.

“Several persons were left injured.”

He also said Salisu Mai Tireda and Mohammed Maikaba were killed at Damari, Birnin Gwari LGA.

Aruwan said Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed grief over the attacks: “The governor also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. The government is engaging the security forces on these developments and other fronts.”

It was gathered that the bandits killed the farmers for refusing to pay levies to the hoodlums.

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