-how the vigilantes repel the attack on Giwa LGA
By Ibrahim HassanWuyo
On Sunday night, armed bandits invaded Wusasa in the local government area of Zaria and kidnapped Wazirin Wusasa, Professor Aliyu Mohammed.
The professor’s son, Abdulaziz Aliyu, was killed by the bandits, while his nephew, one Abba Kabiru, was injured and is receiving treatment at the hospital.
Samuel Aruwan, commissioner of the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna state, said on Monday night that security agencies informed the Kaduna state government that armed bandits on Sunday also attacked travelers on the road from the town of Anaba to the town of Birnin Yero. in the local government area of Igabi.
“A Lawali Abdulhameed, a resident of Anaba village, was shot dead by bandits as he tried to escape the attack.”
“Similarly, armed bandits on motorcycles invaded Iyatawa village from the Giwa local government area. Groups of local vigilantes confronted the bandits and eventually forced them to disperse. “
Two of the local vigilantes, Malam Auwalu and Alassan Shehu, were killed during the encounter, as the ground and air patrols quickly mobilized to the scene for a comprehensive engagement. “
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai, upon receiving the reports, sent his condolences to the families of the murdered residents and vigilantes, praying for the rest of their souls. He also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
“The governor also thanked the military for the rapid response in deploying forces in the affected community in the Giwa local government area.”