Armed bandits kill two Poly staff in Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed two staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Usama Nazifi and Bashiru Muhammad.

It was gathered that Nazifi, 37, and Muhammad, 39, were shot dead by the gunmen who stormed at a low-cost area of Kaura Namoda in the early hours of Wednesday, March 24. 

According to Nazifi’s brother, who spoke journalists, the bandits invaded the deceased’s residence at around 2:30 am and asked him to open his door but he shouted and called for help.

“When my brother realised that the unknown gunmen invaded his house, he raised alarm shouting for help from his neighbours, and after asking his family to go back inside the house, he went straight to the main gate of the house to know what was exactly happened but unfortunately, the gunmen opened fire on him” he said. 

He further narrated that Malam Bashiru was killed by the gunmen immediately he rushed out to assist his brother. 

“When we received a phone call from one of his wives at around 3:00 am that our brother was under attack by gunmen, we rushed to the area, only to see the security personnel taking away the bodies of our slain brother and his neighbor called Malam Bashir,” he said.

The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, Yahaya Muhammad Bande, who confirmed the incident, described the attack as barbaric and condemnable.