Gunmen kidnap village head; his wife, others in Southern Kaduna — SOKAPU


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BY Ibrahim HassanWuyo

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has said that the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero, his wives and children numbering 16 were abducted by suspected herdsmen.

In a statement on Friday signed by the spokesman of the Union, Luka Binniyat, the Union said for reasons not clear to SOKAPU, the Kaduna State government did not include in its Daily Security Update, the abduction of 67 Adara villagers from Libere Gari Village, Kallah ward, Kajuru LGA in Southern part of Kaduna State last Tuesday night by persons identified by the villagers as armed Fulani militia.

” The gunmen who arrived at the village around 11 pm went about shooting in the air to scare the villagers as they captured their victims from compound to compound. They spent two hours unchallenged. ”

“One of the most affected is the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero. His wives and children numbering 16 were among the kidnapped. They are made up of 9 women and 6 males mostly…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper