Gunmen believed to bandits have killed four people in an attack on communities in the Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the bandits attacked the communities leading to the death of four people. The state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, sent condolences to the families of the victims
The development has been confirmed in the second Kaduna State government’s security update.
It was disclosed that the bandits attacked Nasarawa Kalgo community on the outskirts of Jaji, a military base in Rigachikun district in the Igabi LGA.
The Commissioner of Internal Security And Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed that dozens of bandits stormed the villages and killed one resident, Harrisu Ibrahim.
He further stated that “similarly, bandits attacked the Kujama area of Chikun LGA and were repelled by local vigilantes.”
“However, as they retreated to their hideouts, the bandits attacked Janwuriya village in Kajuru LGA and killed two brothers; Nuhu Ishaya and Yakubu Ishaya.”
The government noted that in another incident, the bandits, according to the release, invaded Maraban Kajuru, also in Kajuru LGA and killed one resident, Samiru Na Ya’u.
He called on security operatives in the state to investigate the incident.
“Patrols are set to be sustained in these locations,” it stated.