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Zamfara Ex-governorship Aspirant killed, Many Abducted On Abuja-Kaduna Road

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Alhaji Sagir Hamidu

Unknown Gunmen have reportedly killed a former governorship aspirant in Zamfara, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu and abducted an unspecified number of passengers on Kaduna-Abuja Highway.

The incident happened on Sunday.

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner of Police, Mudasiru Abdulllahi, and Garrison Commander 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Uriah Opuene visited the scene of the attack yesterday.

Eleven persons were reportedly rescued.

It was said that the bandits attacked several motorists on the highway, killed a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was a governorship aspirant in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu.

A Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) belonging to the deceased was recovered by the security

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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