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JUST-IN: Councillor, 2 others killed as Bandits attack Kastina

A councillor in Funtua local government area, Alhaji Nasiru Magaji, has been shot dead in Gozaki, Kafur local government area of Kastian state 

Alhaji Magaji, who triumphed in the recent local government elections conducted in the state on April 11 to represent Gozaki ward in Kafur Local Government Council, was killed in the early hours of Wednesday by suspected bandits.

Also a prominent resident of Funtua town in Funtua local government area, Mallam Buhari Funtua, popularly known as ‘Buhari Michael’, has been killed on Tuesday night while engaging armed bandits at Low Cost Housing Estate in the neighbouring

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Mallam Buhari was the leader of the local vigilante group in the area. The terrorist attack happened around 11pm, according to locals, who spoke to LEADERSHIP on phone.

Recall that last Tuesday, bandits abducted a woman identified as Malama Badiyya Shamsu and her three children from the Jabiri Quarters of Funtua LGA.

The gunmen invaded the home of one Malam Shamsudeen Muhammad Kalgo at about around 1am and whisked away the woman and their children, Almustapha Shamsu, 12, Zainab, 9, and Halima Siyama Shamsu, 6.

The hoodlums invaded the residence of the deceased around 12:30 am during which they shot the victim, who was also popularly called ‘Nasiru B.S’.

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