JUST IN: Shiroro LG Boss Escapes Death As Bandits Kill Three, Abduct Four In Niger

THE Chairman of Shiroro Local Govt, Akilu Kuta narrowly escaped death as bandits invaded some communities surrounding his hometown of Kuta in Niger state.

News Point Nigeria learnt that, the bandits killed three persons and abducted another four including a five-year-old girl during the attack.

Kuta, who was en route to Minna via Egwa-Kuta road with the Niger State All Progressives Congress assistant youth leader, Suleiman Galkogo, narrowly escaped the attack, while their vehicle was damaged by gun bullets.

Among those also abducted were a woman and her daughter-in-law in Bmanape community.

The attack came 24 hours after the killing of the councillor of Allawa ward in the Shiroro LGA by bandits, according to a separate report by The Nation.

The bandits reportedly rustled several cattle and blocked the highway at Egwa village causing motorists to turn back in haste when they were sighted, according to the report.

Following the incident, the Shiroro local government chairman declared a 7pm to 7am curfew in Gwada and its environs.

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