Armed bandits killed thirteen persons including a police officer during an attack on Beri town in Bobi district of Niger state.
The Niger State Emergency Management Agency disclosed this in a statement. The statement revealed that the attack left several people injured.
The state governor, Abubakar Bello, in a statement released on Sunday, May 30, described the state of insecurity as a “war situation.”
“The situation has reached crisis level, in fact it’s a war situation that we have to confront without further delay” he said