Shehu Sani, a former Nigerian lawmaker, has listed names of top terrorists, allegedly unleashing mayhem in the North Western part of the country.
The disclosure was contained in a post via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday, January 12, 2023.
The former Senator, had, earlier in reaction to the kidnap of train passengers in Edo State, expressed concern over the amount of ransom demanded by the terrorists, saying It was a tragic situation.
Recall that bandits have been terrorizing the North West zone of the country, especially, Kaduna State.
They, however, struck in Edo State, snatching scores of passengers and demanding a ransom of N20 million.
Top five terrorists in the North West of Nigeria still unleashing mayhem;
Bello Turji Kachalla
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) January 12, 2023
Shehu Sani wrote, “Top five terrorists in the North West of Nigeria still unleashing mayhem; Bello Turji Kachalla, Ado Alero, Dogo Gide, Baleri and Manjagara.”
How Bandits Conducted House-To-House Raid In Community, Abducted 44 People
About 44 people have been kidnapped by bandits from Kanwa community in the Zurmi Local government Area of Zamfara State.
A source told Daily Post that the bandits moved from house to house on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
The source added that the community of late has experienced pockets of attacks by the bandits, lamenting that the situation has caused fear in the hearts of the residents.
A notorious bandit leader called Dankarami, according to the source, is alleged to have led the mass abduction of the people in the community.
He further explained that Dankarami has been terrorizing residents of Zurmi – Birnin Magaji – Jibia axis in Zamfara and neighbouring Katsina states, saying that his activities have caused serious setbacks in all spheres of life to the people.
Following the abduction of the 44 persons, the bandits were yet to call relatives of the victims to demand for ransom.
Muhammad Shehu, the spokesman of the state police command, could not be reached to confirm the incident.
Nasarawa: Bandits Invade Civil Defence Commander’s Home, Abduct Wife
The wife of the Commander, Nigeria Security, and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC’s Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad, Deputy Commandant Apollos Dandaura, has been abducted in Nasarawa State.
Daily Trust gathered that the abductors, who were carrying AK-47 rifles, invaded the victim’s residence and started shooting sporadically to scare residents before they took her away.
Daily Trust learnt that the Commander’s younger brother, who is also a personnel of the NSCDC, was shot during the incident in Lafia, the Nasarawa State Capital.
He is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lafia and is reportedly responding to treatment.
The incident, our correspondent gathered, occurred on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at about 8:30pm.
The Commander’s wife was kidnapped around B. A road in Lafia.
Confirming the incident to our correspondent on Thursday, November 3, 2022, the Public Relations Officer of the Nasarawa State Command of NSCDC, Mr Jerry Victor, stated that the whereabouts of the victim was still unknown.
According to him, the command had already deployed its personnel to the area in order to rescue the victim unhurt, adding that the kidnappers are yet to reach out to the command and the family of the victim.
Source: Daily Post