Gunmen killed Hon. Sale Yakubu Allawa, Councilor of Shiroro Native Authorities Space in Niger State.
Niger’s State Commissioner for Inner Safety and Humanitarian Affairs, Emmanuel Umar, confirmed the incident to Premium Occasions in a phone interview on Saturday, January 21, 2023.
Mr Umar stated the deceased and one other individual had been on a bike touring to his residence city of Allawa once they had been stopped by the terrorists who shot and killed the councilor instantly on Thursday January 19 .
The deceased was requested to get off the bike and the terrorists opened hearth on him. The opposite occupant of the bike was spared.
The commissioner stated efforts are underway to apprehend the criminals. He known as on the villagers to offer safety officers with helpful info that might simply result in the arrest of the criminals.
It was established that the deceased was a former member of the vigilante group who might have been blacklisted by terrorist teams within the area.
A supply who spoke to Vanguard on Sunday stated offended native youths sprang into motion by looking down the world bandits and finally managed to apprehend an informant within the city of Gwada .
The informant that he picked up was handed over to the police for additional investigation and prosecution.
“We are going to proceed to work hand-in-hand with all safety companies within the area to show and apprehend each informants and criminals within the area, as we’ve got had sufficient of those ongoing killings within the area,” stated one of many younger leaders who wished to stay nameless. in an interview with Vanguard.