Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have allegedly killed a vigilante leader identified as Magaji Igatawa in Galadimawa ward in Giwa local government area of Kaduna state.
This tragic development was shared by Senator Shehu Sani on his Twitter handle.
”I received the sad news that Bandits killed the vigilante leader, Mallam Magaji Iyatawa at Galadimawa ward,Giwa lg Kaduna state.May his soul Rest In Peace.Vigilantes are also paying a heavy price for their voluntary security services nowadays.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that suspected bandits have reportedly killed three personnel of the Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KADVIS) and two others were wounded in an ambush.
This was announced in a statement released on Wednesday by the commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Aruwan also said on Tuesday, suspected bandits opened fire on motorists close to the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) access road, in Igabi local government area of the state, but were repelled by the troops.