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Nigerian Troops Repel Gunmen, Arrest Six Suspects In Godogodo

By Longtong Ibrahim

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army in a joint operation with personnel of the Nigeria Police Force and local vigilantes have arrested six suspected attackers of Godogodo community in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Spokesperson of the Nigerian Army Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the troops also fought off the attackers and pursued them into the bush inflicting heavy casualty on them.

According to him, The suspects includes; Lawal Gambo,  Yau Sani,  Bala Amodu,  Ibrahim Maikaru, Abubakar Hassan and Bashiru Isa Ciroma.

He added that, “unfortunately 4 local vigilantes lost their lives while another 9 were wounded in the course of countering the dastardly attack meant to cause more loss of lives and properties of law abiding citizens of Godogodo Town.

“The situation in Godogo Town has since returned to normalcy and efforts are ongoing to track the remaining fleeing bandits.”

Usman however reassured citizens that the effort to safeguard lives and properties will continue with renewed vigour until all the rampaging bandits are brought to justice.

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