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Former Zamfara governorship aspirant killed as bandits open fire on travelers along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

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Former Zamfara governorship aspirant killed as bandits open fire on travelers along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

A former governorship aspirant within the 2019 election in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, has been killed by bandits alongside Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

 

Hamidu, who was the proprietor of FAMAKS British Faculties in Abuja and Kaduna, was shot lifeless by the armed bandits after they opened fireplace on vacationers close to Rijana alongside the busy expressway round 4pm on Sunday, November 21.

 

Safety sources who most well-liked anonymity confirmed his dying to DAILY NIGERIAN, saying “he was amongst these hit by the abductors bullets”

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The bandits additionally reportedly kidnapped an unspecified variety of vacationers throughout the assault. 

 

In line with Each day Nigerian, the bandits opened fireplace sporadically on vacationers, forcing many drivers to lose management.

 

Many passengers who tried to run had been fired at, whereas those that cooperated had been shepherded into the bus.

 

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A survivor who most well-liked to not be named stated that the “bandits took benefit of the injury on the highway, which pressured on and off-coming motorists to maneuver slowly on a single lane,”

 

The late politician had vied for governorship on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. 

 

A video launched on-line on Sunday night confirmed two empty automobiles which appeared to have been deserted in the midst of the Freeway.

 

An eyewitness travelling alongside the route had launched the quick video displaying two deserted automobiles whereas insinuating that the occupants had been kidnapped. 

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“Oh my God, they’ve carried our buddies, we’re simply coming from Kaduna. Right now is twenty first November 2021, oh my God, the Lord is trustworthy, thanks for saving our lives.” the witness stated within the video. 

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