KADUNA, Nigeria – The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, on Thursday, confirmed that bandits killed four persons across Igabi and Kajuru Local Government Areas of the state.
He stated this in a statement he issued on Thursday evening.
According to the statement, “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits attacked Nasarawa Kalgo community on the outskirts of Jaji, Rigachikun district in Igabi local government area. ”
Mr Aruwan in the statement added that, “the bandits stormed the village in dozens, and killed one resident, Harrisu Ibrahim.”
His words: “Similarly, armed bandits attacked the Kujama area of Chikun Local Government Area, and were repelled by local vigilantes.
“However, as they retreated to their hideouts, the bandits attacked Janwuriya village in Kajuru local government area, and killed two brothers, Nuhu Ishaya and Yakubu Ishaya.”
The statement further explained thus,
“In a separate incident, bandits invaded Maraban Kajuru, also in Kajuru local government area and killed one resident, Samiru Na Ya’u.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed his distress at these reports, and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain, while sending his condolences to their families. He also tasked security agencies to conduct diligent investigations into the incidents.”
“Patrols are set to be sustained in these locations,” the statement further said.