THREE persons, including a pilot have been killed by bandits in separate attacks in Kaduna North and Kajuru local government areas, Kaduna State.
The pilot, identified as Captain Abdukkarim Bala Na’Allah, who is said to be the eldest son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, was killed by the hoodlums in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday.
Senator Na’Allah is the lawmaker representing Kebbi South Senatorial district in the Senate and was the Deputy Majority leader in the 8th Senate.
An aide to Senator Na’Allah, Malam Garba Mohammed, was said to have confirmed the killing of the trained pilot.
“Suspected Kaduna Bandits Killed Captain Abdulkarim Bala Na Allah, the first Son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, in his Malali GRA residence Kaduna today,” said a statement trending on social media.
On the Kajuru attack, it was said the bandits invaded the Makoro Iri Village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed two persons.
The bandits, it was said, stormed the village and shot indiscriminately and killed the two on Saturday night.
According to the Commissioner for Internal Secretary and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the victims are Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra.
Also, the Commissioner said that troops of the Operation Safe Haven rescued travelers along the Gidan Waya- Godogodo road in Jema’a LGA of the state.
He gave the names of the rescued travellers as Jibril Salisu, Happy Sunday and Ruth Dauda.
The Commissioner said, “Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that two persons were killed by bandits in Makoro Iri village of Kajuru LGA.
“According to the report, bandits invaded the remote village and shot dead the duo identified as Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra.”