Terrorists gun down Miyetti Allah Chairman
Terrorists have killed Adamu Aliyu, chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja.
Aliyu was said to have been killed alongside four others near Daku village in Dobi ward of the council on Thursday.
MACBAN Secretary , Mohammed Usman, who confirmed the incident to reporters on Sunday, said three persons were abducted, while three others who sustained gunshot wounds were receiving treatment at a Hospital in Abuja.
He said the incident happened last Thursday, around 5 pm, when the late MACBAN chairman alongside others were returning from Izom market in Niger state.
Usman said the terrorists, who suddenly emerged from the bush and, opened fire on a truck that was conveying the victims.
“They were returning from Izom market in Niger state where they went to sell cows, until just one kilometer to Daku village when the bandits suddenly emerged from the bush and opened fire on the truck, killing the MACBAN chairman and four others,” he said.
He gave the names of those killed as Saleh, Aliyu, Muhammadu and Saidu, saying the deceased had been buried according to Islamic rites.
It was gathered that a combined security agents comprising of soldiers, civil defence corps, mobile police and vigilante led by the Gwagwalada police area commander were at Daku village, before the remains of the deceased were buried.
The chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council, Alhaji Adamu Mustapha, confirmed the incident , but declined to speak further.
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