Communities of Kokki, Jabuki, Guto, Gwaja, Sundna and Kokki-Magami Communities under Gurmana Ward, Shiroro local government area of Niger State were last night attacked by suspected armed bandits.
In a statement by Co-convener of Shiroro concern Youths Sani Abubakar Koki reads “the reports at my disposal further indicate that, the last night simultaneous attacks on the above stated Villages took more alarming dimension as the atrocities committed by heartless criminals this time around include arson among others. They set many houses ablaze, kidnapped quite a number of people and carted away unquantifiable valuables including herds of cattle, food stuffs, motor cycles among others.
It will be recalled that, penultimate Thursday, criminals in their large numbers stormed Kokki and other adjoining Villages in the middle of the night and wrecked havock and mayhem on innocent, unarmed and unsuspecting locals.
“Heinous activities committed by terrorists in this part of the world have become regular occurrences and the affected locals have since become homeless, hopeless, helpless and hapless” Abubakar added.