- The Kaduna state government has confirmed the killing of 15 farmers across the state in the last one week
- According to the government, the incident happened across Giwa, Birnin-Gwari and Kajuru local government areas of the state
- Those killed in the terrorists attack on the LGAs include Idon Bonos, Aston Namaskar, Salisu Mai Tireda among others
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In what can be described as another sad news to Nigerians, the Kaduna state government has confirmed the killing of 15 farmers by terrorists spread across three local government areas of Giwa, Birnin-Gwari and Kajuru of the state.
According to the commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the attacks left scores of residents of the affected local government areas injured, Arise TV reports.
Aruwan said in Giwa LG alone, 11 locals were confirmed killed while in Birnin-Gwari and Kajuru recorded two deaths each.
According to him, those killed by the hoodlums include Abdullahi Musa, Adamu Musa, Aminu Nasiru, Adamu Ibrahim, Yau Usman Ladan, Yunusa Saidu, Salisu Abdulrahman, Fati Usman, Yakubu Ya’u, Marwanu Ibrahim and one unidentified body.
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He gave the identities of those killed in Kajuru as Idon Bonos, and Aston Namaskar while those killed by the terrorists in Birnin-Gwari are Salisu Mai Tireda, and Mohammed Maikaba, Leadership Newspaper added.
“On a sad note, the Kaduna State government has sent its deepest commiserations to families of several victims who were killed in attacks by bandits in Giwa, Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government Areas.
“The government was informed by security agencies that bandits attacked Rafin Sarki in Giwa LGA, with 11 locals confirmed killed."
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The seven-man presidential committee set up by the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), General L E O Irabor, has secured the release of the 23 remaining captives of the Kaduna train attack.
Professor Usman Yusuf, the secretary of the Chief of Defense Staff Action Committee (CDSAC) made this known in a statement made available to Legit.ng on Wednesday, October 5.
He added that the committee has also taken custody of all the freed victims.:
"The nation owes a debt of gratitude to the Nigerian Military under the leadership of the CDS who conceived and guided the operation from start to finish."