Gunmen kill Civil Defence personnel, abduct one person in Bauchi

Unidentified gunmen have killed a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the Burra District of Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

The gunmen also attacked a Fulani settlement known as Rawul close to Gamji village where they abducted one person.

The incident was said to have occurred last Thursday.

Village sources who spoke with the The Telegraph said the unknown gunmen had laid an ambush for the civil defense personnel after he went out of his duty post to ease himself.

Confirming the incident, the Caretaker Chairman of Ningi LGA, Hon Ibrahim Zubairu Mato said the NSCDC personnel, who was part of the security agents in the area, was killed at Gamji village.

According to him, “The gunmen abducted one man, a Fulani, and killed a security personnel, one, Inspector Haruna Mohammed when he went to ease himself outside the duty post and went away with his gun, a G-3 model.”

When contacted, the spokesman of the Police Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakili, simply replied, “Contact NSCDC PRO, please.”

The PRO of the State Command of the NSCDC, DSC Ibrahim Abubakar Gabdo, also did not respond to messages sent to him.