From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
It was a black Tuesday in kaduna yesterday as bandits’ killed eight persons in separate incidences in Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Areas of kaduna state.
Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan stated this in a statement made available to media in kaduna yesterday.
The Statement stated that armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road around Kadanye village in Kajuru LGA, and opened fire on a bus, as well as a truck carrying firewood.
The Statement added that five people were killed in the attack, stating the names as:Alfred Makinde the driver of the bus ,Abdulrahman Dela, Dauda Adamu, Umar Dauda and Abdulrasheed Musa .
“Three persons were injured, and are currently receiving treatment in hospital. They are: Murtala Ibrahim Ali Manager and Abdullahi (full name unknown)
“Similarly, armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road at the Doka axis of Kajuru LGA and shot at a truck, killing the driver.
“Furthermore, in Kachia LGA, armed bandits invaded a herders settlement in Inlowo village, and killed one Ibrahim Alhaji Haruna, before carting away 180 cows.
“At Akilbu village in Kachia LGA, armed bandits shot at a vehicle, injuring two persons, Mansur Ibrahim and Muhammadu Aminu. Mansur Ibrahim later died in hospital while Muhammadu Aminu continues to receive treatment.
“ Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the reports with sadness, and sent condolences to the families of the deceased, while praying for the repose of their souls. He also wished the injured a quick recovery, “ the statement said.