Wednesday, February 21THE LEGISLATURE

Gunmen Kill Eldest Son of Senator Bala Na’allah, Capt. Abdulkarim

Gunmen have killed Capt. Abdulkarim Bala Na’allah, an eldest son of
Senator Bala Na’allah.

Senator Bala Na’allah, represents Kebbi South Senatorial District in the Senate.

Abdulkarim, a pilot was killed at his Malali residence in the Kaduna metropolis.

Although police authorities in the state confirmed the incident, they did not give any details.

An aide to the Senator, Garba Mohammed, said that the body of the late pilot was discovered in his room on Sunday afternoon.

He said that the late 36-year-old Abdulkarim, was alone in his house on Saturday night, as his wife had travelled, only for his corpse to be discovered by neighbours on Sunday.

The incident is the latest in a series of attacks and killings in the northwestern state.

On Saturday, two persons were killed in an attack by bandits in Makoro Iri village, Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this via a statement on Saturday, said that the bandits invaded the remote village and shot dead the duo identified as Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra.

In a similar development, troops of Operation Safe Haven rescued three travellers from armed bandits along the Gidan Waya-Godogodo road in Jema’a Local Government Area.

The travellers were abducted by the bandits who barricaded the road.

Troops, however, responded to a distress call and pursued the bandits, rescuing the three victims and also recovering the vehicle which they were travelling in.

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