Bandits kill 11 security operatives, kidnap Chinese miners in Niger state, Nigeria 🇳🇬


Nigeria is still battling cases of insecurity in the country. Cases of banditry, kidnapping, terrorism, armed robbery, and the like. Recently, the Nigerian government has doubled its effort to tackle the menace of insecurity, yet it looks as if nothing has been done. Because the issues of insecurity are still hitting the polity.


Information reaching us have it that bandits have killed 11 security operatives in an attack on Ajata-Aboki area, Shiroro local government area of Niger State, Nigeria.

According to the leadership news, the security operatives were killed around an inning site in the area, with enormous deposits of gold on Wednesday 29th of June 2022 in the afternoon.

Among the people who confirmed this information is the Niger state government. According to the state government, "two Chinese nationals among others were kidnapped in the process".

Meanwhile, the head of the youth of the community where the incident happened also confirmed the news to the newsmen. According to Sani Abubakar, the government should beef up security personnel in the area.

However, the commissioner for internal security and humanitarian Affairs, Mr, Emmanuel Umar in a statement avers that a joint security team engaged the terrorists and there were yet to be determined numbers of casualties from both sides.

Meanwhile, the state Government has mobilized a reinforcement to look for the bandit and as well rescue the kidnapped victims.

QuoteThe statement read " while the Niger state government commiserate with the heads of security agencies in the state and the families of the slain personnel, the state government assures that their sacrifices will not go in vain." Source

It's high time the Nigerian government started to ensure that the lives and properties of people living in the country are safe.