Former governor of Sokoto state, Attahiru Bafarawa ‘s home was attacked by unknown gunmen, along with other houses in Bafarawa village.
The gunmen attacked all in Isa local government area of Sokoto State where Attahiru Bafarawa lives, Suleiman Shuaib-Shinkafi, Director General of Bafarawa Foundation confirmed the incident to newsmen.
According to Suleiman Shuaib-Shinkafi, the ex-governor’s security guard was killed during the attack and one person by name, Abdulrasheed Sa’idu was kidnapped.
This is the first time Bafarawa village will be experiencing bandits attack since the upsurge in the activities of bandits in Isa local government area and part of Sokoto east senatorial district.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Muhammad Sadiq, Sokoto State Command was contacted to confirm the incident and he said he was not aware of the incident.