Just In: Tears as Unknown Gunmen Assassinate Agency Director

Just In: Tears as Unknown Gunmen Assassinate Agency Director

  • Residents in Nigeria continue to suffer surprise attacks from unknown gunmen in the northern region of the country
  • In Kaduna state, Malam Dauda, the director of operations of the Kaduna Geographic Information Service (KADGIS), was shot dead by unknown assailants
  • Dauda was shot at his residence in Barakallahu community, Igabi local government area of the state on Friday, February 11

Barakallahu, Kaduna state - A report by Daily Trust indicates that the director of operations of the Kaduna Geographic Information Service (KADGIS), Malam Dauda, has been killed.

According to the report, some yet-to-be-identified gunmen numbering five in the early hours of Friday, February 11, killed the victim in his house located around Barakallahu community in Igabi local government area.

Gunmen Assassinate Agency Director
Gunmen have assassinated the Director of Operations of the Kaduna Geographic Information Service (KADGIS), Malam Dauda. Photo credit: @nasirelrufai
Source: Facebook

The attackers who breached the security of the victim’s house took off after the incident, leaving all valuables in the house.

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It was gathered that the suspects in an attempt to divert the attention of members of the village attacked a nearby community. However, there were no casualties reported in the second attack.

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Alhaji Muhammad Abdullahi, the district head of the community, confirmed the incident, saying it was a case of assassination because the assailants only went to the victim’s house and killed him.

Abdullahi went on to note that the suspects did not take anything in his house nor did they attack the guard and his wife.

He added that the Divisional Police Officers of Rigachikun and Barnawa have already visited the scene of the crime.

Gunmen kill 11 in Southern Kaduna

This is coming a week after gunmen reportedly attacked communities in Kaura local government area of Kaduna.

The Punch reports that 11 residents were killed while scores injured in Kagoro and its environs on Thursday evening, February 3.

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Gunmen kill 7 prominent community leaders

In a previous report by Legit.ng, the people of Imo state were dealt another huge, terrible blow as gunmen killed no fewer than seven community leaders in Mmahu autonomous community in Ohaji/Egbema local government area.

The community leaders were killed by the gunmen who invaded the community on Tuesday morning, February 8.

Charles Mgaraho, the president-general of the community, is one of the seven leaders killed by the gunmen.

Source: Legit.ng

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