Bandits kill former Zamfara guber aspirant, abduct travellers on Kaduna-Abuja highway

Gunmen on Sunday opened fire on travellers, making many drivers to lose control, while many passengers who attempted to run were fired at.

It was gathered that the gunmen killed former Zamfara State governorship aspirant and one time director of protocol at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alh Sagir Hamidu, in a kidnap attack on Kaduna-Abuja road.

The gunmen at about 2pm Sunday afternoon blocked the Abuja-Kaduna highway for about an hour and went away with many travellers; a source said

According to the source, “On our way we saw over ten cars empty. The occupants might have been kidnapped or were able to run into the nearby forests for their lives.”

A source said Hamidu was among the travellers and was killed on the spot.

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