Bandits kill 7 farmers, abduct 30 villagers in Katsina state

Bandits kill 7 farmers, abduct 30 villagers in Katsina state

- Days after the killing of 43 farmers in Borno state, 7 others have been reportedly killed in Katsina state

- This time, the victims were killed by bandits who have held the northwest state under siege for months

- Apart from those killed, dozens of villagers were also abducted by the armed gunmen

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Daily Sun is reporting that suspected bandits last weekend slaughtered seven farmers, including a nursing mother, across three communities of Tashar Bama, Dogun Muazu and Unguwar Maigayya villages of Sabuwa local government area of Katsina state.

A member of the state House of Assembly representing the area, Hon. Ibrahim Danjuma Machika, confirmed the killing on the floor of the House on Monday, November 30.

Apart from the number killed, he said that the bandits abducted a total of 30 other villagers from the affected communities.

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Bandits kill 7 farmers, abduct 30 villagers in Katsina state
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Some Nigerians have been commenting on the latest attack via social media.

Abdullahi Ibrahim wrote on Facebook:

“What is going on in this nation, oo Allah protect we the common men.”

Farouk Modric Ozomata asks:

“Again? What kind of country are we living in?”

Efe Peter wrote:

“Which kind wahala this country enter like this. Does it mean we can not hear good news again in this country every morning...nawa o.”

Kayode Julius wrote:

“This country, called Nigeria has totally run into shambles.”

Abubakar Ismail wrote:

“Oh my God. May Almighty Allah bring us concrete peace.”

Mallam Umar wrote on Twitter:

“Tragic news every day. No one to hold accountable, the so-called president don't care.”

Benard Enenche James wrote:

“This is really appalling. Sometimes you wonder if we have a government at tragic.”

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Chris Chinedu asks:

“What is really happening in Nigeria? Everyday news of killings with numbers rising, when will this end?”

Awofisayo Tobi wrote:

“If the so-called government cannot handle "regional" killings and unrest, I wonder how she is going to manage the affairs of her entire population! God will help us. Rest in peace to the dead!!” had earlier reported that 44 rice farmers were killed by men suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

The farmers met their untimely death while harvesting their crops in Zabarmari, a Borno community known for rice farming.

In a related development, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the incessant abductions and killings by bandits in northern Nigeria.

Alhaji Abubakar, who is the leader of Nigerian Muslims by virtue of his position as the president-general of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam, made the comment on Thursday, November 26 at the 4th quarter 2020 meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council in Abuja.

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