Unknown gunmen on Tuesday 14th July, raged Gudi, the ancestral home town of Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, in Akwanga Local Government Area, where they killed one individual and kidnapped two people (a couple).
The casualties are nephew and niece of the previous Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku.
According to the report, the area where the incident took place is not up 500 meters from the railroad and the Governor's ranch entryway, where a unit of Police officials are positioned.
Newsmen who visited the scene gathered, the unknown gunmen raged the residence of, Salisu Usman, prompt elder brother to Labaran Maku, along a railroad line in Gudi, around 8 pm on Tuesday night and shot irregularly, where they killed his girl and abducted his son and spouse.
The casualty, late Sa'adatu Usman, is a 400 level understudy of Usman Danfodio University Sokoto, while her senior sibling Salisu Usman, who was abducted with the spouse is an official with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), serving in Lafia.
Father of the people in question, ASP Salisu Usman (Rtd), who addressed newsmen said the house was assaulted by the shooters by means of the fence who discharged three gunshots at the Late Sa'adatu, through her room's window and terminated her.
“I was on the dining table eating when I heard the first gunshot, second shot then third, as a police officer, I concluded these are robbers, then shortly I heard my children screaming with their late sister in a pool of blood”
“I quickly put a call to one of my friends who is also a retired police officer, but before the police came, they had killed my daughter and went away with my son who is an Immigration officer and his wife” Usman stated
When contacted, Comptroller of Immigration in the state, Zainab Lawal, affirmed the occurrence.
Zainab in his statement said; “Nigeria Immigration Officer, (NIS) Superintendent Salisu Usman and his wife have been abducted at gunpoint, while his sister was shot which led to her death”
Information sourced from Leadership Newspaper.
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