Ohanaeze chieftain among those kidnapped in Kaduna on Friday – Shehu Sani


Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna Central Senator, has identified one of those kidnapped by bandits in Anguwan Gimbiya area of the state on Friday.

Sani disclosed that a chieftain of Ohanaeze in the state, Eze Fred Awagu Odum Igbo 1, was one of those abducted by bandits.

In a tweet, the former lawmaker lamented that the bandits operated freely for hours.

According to the socio-political activist, the incident was a tragedy.

He wrote: “Eze Fred Awagu Odum Igbo 1 an Ohaneze chieftain in Kaduna state is one of the several persons kidnapped yesterday at Anguwan Gimbiya in the Outskirts of Kaduna city.

“The bandits operated freely for hours.This is the tragedy of our times.”

It was  reported that gunmen had attacked the Anguwan Gimbiya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State

The gunmen were said to have killed at least two residents.

It was gathered that the incident which occured on Friday morning, also led to the abduction of about 50 persons in the community.

The assailants were said to have invaded the community early hours of Friday with sophisticated weapons and shooting sporadically, leading to the death of the two people.

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