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Mob burns commissioner residence, vandalized vehicles of district heads, over conniving with terrorist

Angry mob in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State Tuesday razed down the residence of Sokoto State Commissioner for Careers and Security Matters, Colonel Garba Moyi, retired over alleged conniving with criminals  terrorizing the area. 

The mob also destroyed  vehicles belonging to the District Head of the area, Sarkin Gobir of Isa Alhaji Nasiru Ahamad for as well allegedlybacking the activities of criminal gangs in the area.

They have also been accused  of not showing concern to the banditry activities in the area.

Confirming the attack the Sokoto Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Sanusi Abubakar said the incident happened Tuesday and that the police were investigating the matter.

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However, Sanusi said no life was involved, and as soon as the investigation was completed details would be made known to the public.

He, however  appealed to the residence in the area to remain calmed and cooperate with law enforcement agencies and the police to maintain the security of lives and property of the citizenry in the state.

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