BREAKING: Motorists stranded as Chikun residents block Abuja-Kaduna highway to protest bandits attack

Many commuters and motorists have been left stranded as residents of Goningora in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State blocked the Abuja-Kaduna highway following the attack on the community by bandits.

According to Channels TV, several members of the community were said to have been kidnapped and several injured on Wednesday night, February 28th, 2024.

Two people including a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force were reportedly killed in the attack.

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This prompted the angry residents to take to the streets on Thursday morning to demand an end to the incessant attack in the community.

The development has caused heavy traffic on the road, with many motorists left stranded.


The latest attack on Goningora community comes barely a week after soldiers killed a notorious bandit Kingpin, Boderi Isyaku and some of his fighters in the same Chikun local government.

A military armoured vehicle was said to have been set ablaze by the bandits when soldiers attempted to repel them.

This report is developing, more details will be shared on the Intel Region WhatsApp group as soon as possible.

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