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Insecurity: Bandits kidnap another 60 persons in Bakura LG, Zamfara

Posted by on August 21st, 2021

Barely five days after four persons were killed and 15 abducted in Zamfara, armed bandits have kidnapped another 60 persons at Rimi village in Bakura Local Government Area, on Friday.

“This morning, we woke up to hear that bandits invaded Rimi village in Bakura LGA, abducting about 60 people, though it is not really confirmed,” Ibrahim Dosara, Zamfara commissioner for information, told TVC.

Mr Dosara added that officials are working to ascertain the real number of those kidnapped.

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“Security agencies and government officials are working hard to ascertain the real number and other casualties involved.

“Bakura LGA, as a whole, is a kind of route for the bandits, leading to Dansadau, Birnin Gwari and other areas of Niger state,” he said.

Peoples Gazette reported that 15 bandits killed four students and abducted 15 persons at the College of Agriculture and Animal Health in Bakura, Zamfara

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On August 4, the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant-General Faruk Yahaya, claimed troops deployed to restore normalcy in Zamfara were winning the war against banditry and kidnapping.

The army chief disclosed this while briefing reporters after his maiden visit to the 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army, in Gusau. The COAS said the troops were committed to tackling the insecurity bedevilling the entire North-West region.

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