Armed bandits have killed seven persons in Gbaja, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
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The Kaduna State Government confirmed the development.
According to the state government, residents of the area gave the names of those killed in the attack as: Samson Hassan, Nuhu Hassan, Ali Hassan, Tsoho Wasa, Gabriel Ahmadu, Dogara Sarki and Shekwolo Yohanna.
According to a statement by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, “The residents also disclosed that the following citizens sustained injuries: Zamai Pada, Nuhu Bulus, Bani Sarki, Isa’ac Danjuma”
“The Kaduna State Government has also received reports that bandits attacked Unguwar Tagwaye Doka in Kuriga Ward also of Chikun LGA, and kidnapped three herders identified as: Buhari Mika’il, Binta Auwal, Maryam Wada.
“Security agencies are conducting investigations at these locations, and the Kaduna State Government awaits official reports and other details on the incidents,” the statement further said.
“Citizens will be updated on these and other security developments across the state,”the statement added.