Saturday, May 21, 2022

Terrorists Eliminate Vigilante Chairman, 11 Others In Kebbi Communities

Over twelve persons including the leader of a vigilante group in Kebu area of Dango/Wassagu Local government area have been killed by suspected terrorists operating in the area.

A community leader in Zuru who confirmed the attack said they were stranded in the forest for three days as the terrorists laid siege on the communities.

He said he led other members of their communities to visit victims of various bandits attack at different Internally Displaced Persons IDP camp when the lastest attack took place.

The community that doesn’t want to be mentioned expressed sadness over the frequency of the attacks and the poor attitude of political leaders of the state toward the plight of the people of Zuru and environ.

Other sources claimed that the gang crossed a river boundary and launched attacks in areas that link villages of Bukuyum Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara to the neighboring communities of Kebbi State.

They say the attackers, allegedly loyal members of Shadari’s gang operating around the Gando forest camp, hit Tadurga, Tungar Danyaki, Kebu, Tungar Samari, and Tungar-Mele communities around 4:30 p.m. WAT where they killed Shehu Gado, a vigilante chairman and 12 residents in Tungar-Danyaki, Kebu ward, Danko/Wasagu LGA of Kebbi State.

Chairman of Danko/Wasagu local government council, Husaini Aliyu Benan has confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Effort to speak with Kebbi state police command was unsuccessful as the command Public Relations Officer, Superintendent of Police Nafiu Abubakar failed to reply to calls to his mobile line.

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