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Officer Killed As Bandits Attack Kebbi Deputy Governor’s Convoy


March 09, (THEWILL) – The convoy of the deputy governor of Kebbi state, Samaila Yombe, was on Tuesday night attacked by suspected armed bandits in Kanya village.

A statement by Abdullahi Yalmo, the chief Press Secretary to the deputy governor, said a police officer, ASP Idris Umar Libata, was killed during the attack after they engaged the bandits in a gun duel.

Yalmo explained that his principal was in the company of the commanding officer, zuru army barracks, to console the families of the people of the community who lost their sons during the recent bandits’ attack which claimed the lives of at least 68 local vigilantes and scores of civilians in the state.