Security: Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah chairman, others in Abuja

Gunmen reportedly killed the chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) last week in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja, Adamu Aliyu.

Aliyu was said to have been killed alongside four others near Daku village in the Dobi ward of the council on Thursday.

Checkout Magazine has learned that three people were abducted while three others sustained gunshot wounds.

Confirming the incident, MACBAN secretary, Mohammed Usman said the late MACBAN chairman with six others were returning from the Izom market in Niger State when he was attacked by gunmen.

According to him, the bandits shattered the windscreen of the truck conveying the late MACBAN and some passengers.

He added that Aliyu and four others including Saleh, Aliyu, Muhammadu, and Saidu, have been buried according to Islamic rites.

When contacted, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adah said she was not aware of the incident as of the time of filing this report.



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