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Just in: Bandits kill Miyyetti Allah chairman, four others in Abuja

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A group of Suspected bandits invaded Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja and shot dead the chairman of the Miyyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) of the council, Adamu Aliyu. Insidegistblog gathered that Late Aliyu was shot dead alongside four others near Daku village in Dobi ward of the council.

Secretary of MACBAN, Mohammed Usman, has confirmed the incident to Daily Trust respondent on Sunday April 10, who said three persons were abducted, while three others sustained gun shot wounds and are already receiving treatment at the University of Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada.

He also said the incident happened last Thursday, around 5 pm, when the late MACBAN chairman alongside others were retuning from Izom market in Niger state in Dyna truck, as the bandits emerged suddenly from the bush and opened fire on the truck. While filing the reports, he revealed that the bandits shattered the windscreen of the truck, which was conveying the late MACBAN and some passengers.

“They were traveling back from Izom market in Niger state where they went to sell their cows as usual, nearly one kilometer to Daku village when the bandits suddenly emerged from the bush and opened fire on the truck, killing the MACBAN chairman and four others,” he said. He gave the names of those killed as Saleh, Aliyu, Muhammadu and Saidu, saying the deceased’s corpses had been buried according to Islamic rites.

Daily Trust gathered that a combined security agents comprising of soldiers, civil defence corps, mobile police and vigilante led by the Gwagwalada police area commander were at Daku village, before the remains of the deceased were buried.

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