Fulani Leader Shot as Bandits Attack Kasuwan Magani Town in Kaduna

By Chris Udochukwu

Abuja (Precise Post) – Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked Kasuwan Magani town in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of .

During the incident which occurred on Friday night, the assailants shot the leader of Fulani Ardos in the state.

The were said to have invaded the community in their large numbers and went straight to the residence of the Fulani leader, Ardo Ahmadu Suleiman.

They shot at Suleiman shortly after he observed the 8pm Ishai Muslim prayer at a close to his house, but he the attack.

Tsoho Garba, an In-law of the victim and the Chief Imam of Kasuwan Magani , narrated how the incident occurred to the Commissioner for and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, who visited the scene on Saturday.

He told Aruwan who was on the visit in company with the Garrison Commander of One Mechanised Division of the , Brigadier General Olusegun Abai, that the bandits trailed the Fulani leader from the down to his house which was about 20 metres away.

According to Garba, the gunmen also shot sporadically in the community, creating panic among residents who scampered for safety before the arrival of who later brought the situation under control.

In his remarks, the commissioner described the attack on the Fulani leader as a case of an by bandits for working with the government towards eliminating banditry and in Kajuru LGA.

A police vehicle is parked at a community attacked by bandits in on December 4, 2020.

Brigadier General Abai, on his part, revealed that the held a meeting with in Kasuwan Magani on how to strengthen security in the town and other surrounding communities in Kajuru. (Channels TV)

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