CDS Arrives in Kaduna as Bandits Kidnap 87 in Fresh Kajuru Village Attack

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Bandits attacked the Kajuru station community in Kaduna State’s Kajuru Local Government Area, reportedly kidnapping at least 87 people.


The community of Kajuru was rocked by yet another attack,Just a day after 14 people were kidnapped by bandits in the Dogon Noma community, a fresh attack occurred on Sunday night

Also,The bandits were said to have looted some shops and houses located in the community.

The latest attack has yet to be confirmed by police authorities in Kaduna State. However, Chairman Ibrahim Gajere of Kajuru Local Government Area informed our correspondent that bandits raided the Kajuru station community around 9:00 pm on Sunday night, abducting numerous residents.

He expressed concern over the recurring assaults, highlighting the distress and fear gripping residents.

Meanwhile,In response to the surge in kidnapping cases, General Christopher Musa, the Chief of Defence Staff, arrived at the state government house on Monday to meet with Governor Uba Sani.

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During the meeting, which was attended by representatives of the Kuriga community, General Musa assured that both the abducted students and those recently kidnapped by bandits in Kajuru would soon be rescued.

However,Governor Uba Sani echoed this sentiment, emphasizing the collaborative efforts between the government, army, and police to bolster security and protect vulnerable communities like Kuriga.

“We will ensure that we beef up security in Kuriga community. We are getting a lot of support from security agencies, from both police and army,” Governor Sani said during the meeting.

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