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Bandits rampage Kaduna, kill 2, kidnap 8, Chairman NANNM escapes attackers

…His vehicle hits by bullets.

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

The Chairman Kaduna State Council of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Comrade Ishaku Yakubu, has narrowly escaped kidnappers.

In his close shave with death, while on his way from Abuja to Kaduna, his vehicle was reportedly attacked by the kidnappers around Rido area of Kaduna State.

According to the Secretary of NANNM Kaduna State Council, Comrade Christiana John Bawa, who disclosed the information to newsmen, explained that bullets from the bandits also hit the passengers’ front seat.

She said the chairman escaped (from the attack) unhurt and, therefore, thanked God Almighty for saving his life. 

Similarly, heavily armed bandits have reportedly killed two persons and kidnapped eight others in a fresh attack in Maraban Rido, Chikun LGA of Kaduna State.

Reports from locals said the bandits stormed the community on Tuesday night and abducted eight persons after sporadic shooting and killing of two others.

Maraban Rido, a large community located after Sabon Tasha, has a long history of bandits’ attacks and abductions.

Our correspondent, who was in the area, gathered that the community was deserted immediately information reached some quarters of the presence of the bandits.

Contacted, the Kaduna State Police Command’s spokesman, Mohammed Jalige, could not respond up till press time.

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