by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A village head has been reportedly killed by armed bandits in Sanga Local Government Area of southern part of Kaduna State, according to second Kaduna security update on Sunday.
Security agencies reports stated that the armed bandits shot and killed one Anja Mallam, who was until death the village head of Dogon Daji, in Sanga local government area.
According to the report, the bandits raided the residence of the village head and shot him at close range, resulting in his instant death, according to a release by the state internal security and home affairs commissioner, Mr Samuel Aruwan.
“Governor El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and prayed for the repose of the soul of the village head.
“The governor sent condolences to the family of the deceased and the entire community of Dogon Daji over the shocking and brutal killing,” it added, as investigations into the incident are ongoing.