Tension in Sokoto as gunmen attack Bafarawa’s residence

May 4, 2019
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There is rising tension in Sokoto State as gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked the residence of former Governor of Sokoto State, and former presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa in one of their violent operations in the state.

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The Director General of the Bafarawa Foundation, Suleiman Shuaib-Shinkafi, had confirmed the attack in Sokoto, narrating that the gunmen attacked the residence simultaneously with many other houses in Bafarawa village, extending to the nearby Kamarawa settlement in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

Reports show that a security guard on duty at the former Governor’s residence was killed while the gunmen were said to have kidnapped one person at the residence identified as Abdulrasheed Sa’idu.

It was highlighted that Bafarawa Village has been experiencing bandits attack for the first time since the upsurge of violence in the activities of bandits in Isa Local Government Area and parts of Sokoto east senatorial district.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Muhammad Sadiq, was said to have remarked that the Sokoto State Police Command was not aware of the bandits attack..

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