Dec 5, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Another sad day in Nigeria as gunmen kidnap Plateau village head’s wife, kill son –

At least two people, including Baba Yarima Jabi, the village chief of Angwn Baraya in Mangu County, Plateau State, were shot dead when gunmen attacked the community in the early hours of Sunday.

It was learned that while the village chief was being taken to a nearby hospital in the commune, his son Chamsan, who was also shot dead by the gunmen during the attack, died on the spot .

A villager, Ilya Samson, who confirmed Sunday’s attack to The PUNCH in Jos, said the gunmen kidnapped the victim’s wife after she village chiefs fired on the victims and fled into the bush.

Samson said: “Our community in the Pyam chief, Mangu LGA, was struck again by another tragedy, as severe armed killer bandits last At night the residence of the senior statesman and chief of Angwan Baraya Village, Jannaret District, Gindiri District, Baba Yarima Jabil was attacked.

“Th The armed men opened a barrage around midnight to his apartment and shot the community leader.