Bandits Kill 7 Farmers, Abduct 30 Villagers In Katsina

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There tension as gunmen attacked three villages – Unguwar Maigayya, Tashar Bama, and Dogun Muazu of Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina , Northwest Nigeria, the weekend killing seven farmers, a nursing mother and abducting villagers.

Ibrahim Danjuma Machika, the lawmaker representing the area in the Katsina , reported the killings during the plenary session of the legislature on , November 30.

Machika told his colleagues that the attack happened in broad daylight, adding that 30 villagers were during the attacks.

“Our people now live in full fear as the now carry out attacks in our villages in broad daylight. They killed the people, carted away their and abducted as many people as they could,” he said

The lawmaker said that the attacks had become a daily affair and as such members of the communities were living in fear.

Likewise, the lawmaker representing Safana , Abduljalal Haruna Runka, and the member for Dutsinma , Khamis, said attacks by gunmen on communities in the have become worrisome.

The Speaker of the assembly, Tasi’u Zango, condemned the attacks and directed the clerk of the House to forward the position of the members on an urgent need to strengthen security in communities to the Governor, Aminu Masari.

Katsina state is President state.