Armed ViolenceNews

Terrorists Kill LGA Chairman In Katsina, Abduct Lawmaker’s Relatives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria mourns the death of its member, former chairman of Sabuwa Local Government Area, Alhaji Lawal Dako.

Dako sustained injuries when terrorists shot at him on Friday. He later passed away at Ahmadu Bello Teaching Hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Salisu Maijigiri, Katsina State Chairman of the PDP, who confirmed the incident to newsmen described the security situation in the state as worrisome.

Maijigiri also revealed that the grand-daughter of the party council chairman was shot dead by the terrorists during the attack.

Meanwhile, armed men suspected to be terrorists stormed the residence of Abubakar Yahaya, a member of the House of Representatives representing the Kusada, Ingawa, Kankiya Federal Constituency, in Katsina, and kidnapped two of his relatives.

A source in Kusada, Hayatu Baraya, told HumAngle that the armed men who abducted two of the lawmaker’s relatives, identified as Suleiman Musa and Talatu Musa, also left one Jamilu Musa in a pool of his blood.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday night at Gidan Mutum, Kusada Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Support Our Journalism

There are millions of ordinary people affected by conflict in Africa whose stories are missing in the mainstream media. HumAngle is determined to tell those challenging and under-reported stories, hoping that the people impacted by these conflicts will find the safety and security they deserve.

To ensure that we continue to provide public service coverage, we have a small favour to ask you. We want you to be part of our journalistic endeavour by contributing a token to us.

Your donation will further promote a robust, free, and independent media.

Donate Here

Of course, we want our exclusive stories to reach as many people as possible and would appreciate it if you republish them. We only ask that you properly attribute to HumAngle, generally including the author's name, a link to the publication and a line of acknowledgement. Contact us for enquiries or requests.

Contact Us

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Translate »