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Some suspected armed robbers in large number invaded Nahuche town in Bungudu local government area of Zamfara State early morning on Thursday killing one person and living behind three persons in critical injury.

The suspected robbers were alleged to have entered Nahuche town at around 2:30 am today and proceeded straight to the house of one Badamasi Muhammad Nahutawa a business man and owner of Nahutawa Petroleum where they killed one of his aids and injured three others who are currently receiving medical attention at FMC Gusau.

One of the residents of Nahuche town who spoke wiith Thunder Blowers Online News Medium said they came to the town on motor  bikes and started shooting sporadically a circumstance that scared many people who had already retired to bed.

He said they went in search of the business man but as God has it they were not able to trace him within the home even as his wives confirmed to them that he has not returned back home from Gusau.

The source added that they searched at the personal bedroom where the business man was hiding but when they could not traced him they carted away with his huge sum of money and other valuables before departing.

On their way out of Nahuche another source said , they broke in to some shops at the Nahuche Motorpark and carted away handsets, food stuffs and drinks, loaded them on truck and moved away.

Another witness said at around 6:30am armed  police men arrived the town and later on around 9:00am armed soldiers were also deployed to the town to take charge of the security of the area.

When contacted, Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer SP Shehu Muhammad confirmed the incident adding that, joint operatives of armed policemen and soldiers have been deployed to restore normalcy while the State Police Command have been on the trail of the suspects.

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has formally retired from active service of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday.

He retired on age ground since he has thirty-three of active years in service.

He assumed office as police Commissioner in Zamfara in August 13th 2021 and formally retired after attaining 60 years of age.

During his twelve months of active service as the Police, Commissioner Elkana work harder

Addressing officers of the command, CP Elkana said he has never regretted serving the police force since he has done his best in serving his country.

He commended the IGP Baba Alkali, the state Governor Bello Matawalle, heads of security outfits and indeed all officers of the command for their support to him during his active days as police commissioner.

He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges.

He urged his predecessor and indeed all officers of the command to remain committed and be corrupt free in the discharge of their official duty.

Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.

“But all these achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.

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A woman leader in charge of the campaign of Dr. Dauda Lawal the Zamfara PDP gubernatorial candidate has conducted a sensitization meeting with hundreds of women as part of her strategies of securing support for the PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Mrs Lami Samaho who conducted the sensitization rally in Gusau on Wednesday with the support of some prominent women including Hajiya Lubabatu Ammani and rest the meeting was scheduled to create awareness on the need for Zamfara women to support Dr. Dauda Lawal.

She emphasized on the need for women to rally round their support for Dr. Dauda Lawal considering the good plans he had for the development of womanhood.

She said, she was sent by Dauda Lawal Dare to continue to engage women and assured them of his resolved to continue to safeguard their value and integrity.

Samaho also emphasized that, the purpose of the sensitization was to enlighten women in Zamfara on the dos and don’t expect of them ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has decorated (19) Deputy Superintendents of Police to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police on Wednesday.

The activity which took place at the state police headquarters was witnessed by DCP Operation Dauda Mamman and DCP Finance and Administration Mr. Olubenga Adepoju.

According to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad, the CP warned the officers to put in their best and renew their commitment with utmost professionalism to justify the recent elevation to their new ranks.

He also thanked the IGP and indeed the Police Service Commission for the promotion and other gestures provided to the officers and men of the command, and called on all the officers within the command not to relent in doing the right thing.

Few among the officers elevated in the new promotion include, SP Sadiq Umar, O/C Highway Patrol, SP Sadiq Mohd, staff officer senior (SOS), SP Babangida Abubakar, P&G OPs, among others.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of other promo tees, SP Babangida Abubakar expressed appreciation to the IGP and Police service commission for the promotion, and promised to reciprocate the gesture through hard work, commitment in line with professional ethics and international best practices.

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