Bandits have again attacked several villages in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
This was disclosed by a former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani, on Tuesday via his Twitter handle.
According to Senator Shehu Sani, one of those affected in the attack is a local chieftain of the ruling party.
In recent months, Kaduna has witnessed a spate of violent attacks which has led to killings and abduction of residents.
On March 28, a Kaduna-bound train was attacked by gunmen, which led to the death of eight people and several persons missing.
Some of the abducted people are currently in the custody of the gunmen.
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Shehu Sani tweet reads: “Yesterday’s night, terrorists invaded some villages in Kagarko LG, Kaduna State; they killed, they kidnapped and they stole cattle; one of the victims is a local chieftain of the ruling party. We keep praying for an end to this tragedy.”
The local chieftain of the APC, Aribi Ward, was identified as Iliya Auta. He was the chairman of the APC in the ward.
See the tweet below:
Yesternight Terrorists invaded some villages in Kagarko LG Kaduna state;they killed,they kidnapped and they stole cattle;one of the victims is a local chieftain of the ruling party. We keep praying for an end to this tragedy.— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) April 26, 2022