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Gunmen Kidnap Emir Of Bungudu

The kidnapped Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru


Gunmen have kidnapped the paramount ruler of Bungudu Emirate in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru.

The top quality emir was kidnapped on Tuesday alongside the Kaduna-Abuja freeway, close to Olam Farms in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

A safety supply advised Channels Television that the bandits opened fireplace on the Emir’s convoy and efficiently demobilised a few of the autos within the convoy.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Zamfara State Governor, Jamilu Ilyasu, confirmed the incident to Channels Television through a phone dialog.

He stated {that a} police officer was killed throughout an change of fireside with the bandits.

It was gathered that solely the emir was kidnapped within the convoy whereas a few of his guards sustained accidents through the assault.

The kidnapped emir served because the Secretary to the Zamfara State Government underneath the administration of Governor Abdulaziz Yari.

Zamfara, Kaduna and different north-western states have been ravaged by the actions of bandits who kidnap for ransom, steal, and kill harmless folks.

Despite the assurances by the Federal Government and safety businesses to nip banditry within the bud, bandits have continued to unleash terror within the northwest and north-central states.

The Zamfara assault comes 24 hours after a soldier was killed and 4 individuals kidnapped by bandits who attacked Milgoma, a neighborhood close to the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Those kidnapped by the gunmen included a lady, her daughter, and two sons.

Also on Monday, no fewer than 12 folks had been killed following an assault by gunmen on Peigyim village, close to Kibori at Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the assault in an announcement.

He defined that the gunmen invaded the neighborhood on Sunday night time and opened fireplace on the residents, resulting in the loss of life of 12 locals.

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