BREAKING: Tension In Abuja As Bandits Kills Herdsman
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Bandits Kills Herdsman In Abuja
Bandits have killed a herdsman, Ado Mamman, at a settlement in Pai community, Kwali Area Council of Abuja.
A resident of Pai community, simply identified as Shehu, said the incident happened around 11:12 pm on Sunday.
He said the bandits wielding sophisticated weapons broke into the Fulani settlement while the occupants were preparing to retire for the day.
He said the deceased herder was shot on the chest while trying to resist them from whisking his kinsman away.
“It was the sporadic gun shot that even attracted the attention of the villagers, until about 4:am this morning when it was discovered that bandits killed one of the herders and whisked away one other person,” he said.
The abducted herder was identified as Maude Ado.
The Gwagwalada Area Council Branch secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), Mohammed Usman, confirmed the killing and abduction of a herder at Pai community.
Usman, who said he was alerted at about 6:12 am on Monday, added that the deceased had been buried.
“But as I speak to you, a contact is yet to be established from the abductors of the man,” he said.
The spokesperson of the FCT police command, DSP Adeh Josephine, did not reply to a text message sent to her about the latest kidnap incident.