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Suspected bandits have kidnapped a youth chief of the All Progressives Congress in Garin Gabbas in Rafi native authorities space of Niger State.
The bandits additionally kidnapped the District head of Gunna in Yakila, additionally in Rafi native authorities, alongside youngsters of two well being employees mentioned to be working at a Primary Health Care within the space.
The Director-General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Ahmed Inga confirmed this to Channels Television by way of phone dialog on Thursday.
According to him, a number of members of the communities are nonetheless lacking, making it tough to determine the variety of different individuals who may need been kidnapped by the bandits.
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“We are still gathering details on the attacks. We will keep you updated.” Inga mentioned.
A member of Yakila neighborhood, Zanna Sanusi had instructed Channels Television, additionally by way of a phone dialog, that the attackers stormed the 2 communities on Thursday at about 2:30 am in giant numbers.
As on the time of submitting this report, Garin Gabbas and Yakila communities have been nonetheless unsettled with gunmen nonetheless laying siege on the communities.
An effort to talk with the Police Command in Niger State proved abortive.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Wasiu responded to our Correspondent’s calls with an SMS, ‘Message pls’.
A message was despatched to him to substantiate the incidents, however as on the time of submitting this report, he was but to reply to the message.