A member of the local vigilante group has been killed in Kaiama village, Kwara State.
The killings which were orchestrated by gunmen left several people injured carting away with belongings especially Cows and Goats.
Gunmen Attack Kaiama Community, Injures Several, Kills Three
According to the Chairman of the council, Alh Abdullahi Abubakar, ” the gunmen mounted a camp in the National Park to move from one community to another to terrorize the residents.”
According to him, “Unfortunately, when the vigilante approached them in their camp, they exchanged fire to the extent that they killed one of the vigilante men and three others are missing.”
“We don’t know their whereabouts and for now and nobody can go into the bush and start searching for the dead body.”
“One of our vigilante men is confirmed dead. While three others are missing, several other vigilante men were injured,” the council chief said.
The Council Chief also said that Tunga Maje, Nukku and Woro were attacked amongst other villages.
According to him, “About 50 soldiers have been deployed from the 222 battalion to comb the bush.”
In his words, “the state command had deployed mobile policemen into the area and the Commissioner of Police had ordered an investigation into the issue.”