Bandits Attack Sokoto Village,Giyawa village.
Written by Taiwo Adekola on September 14, 2023
The police in Sokoto State have confirmed a banditry attack in Giyawa village, Goronyo Local Government Area in the eastern senatorial district of the state, where four persons were confirmed dead.
The Sokoto State Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ahmed Rufai, confirmed that eighteen persons were initially abducted by the assailants that carted away valuables including livestock.
He said seven of the abducted victims later escaped and returned to their community where many residents have fled for safety.
Though other sources from the affected community claimed that over thirty persons were abducted, police maintained that only eleven persons are still with the attackers.
The police said its personnel are on the trail of the assailants and are making efforts to ensure normalcy is restored in the affected community and environment.