Gun men suspected to be Fulani bandits launched at attack on a man’s house inside Gusau, the capital of Zamfara State yesterday night, shooting their ways through and kidnapping his wife and his son. The man known as Ibrahim Haruna was shot in the hand in the process.
Zamfara State is the epicenter of Fulani bandits activities where they have launched attacks on villages killing hundreds over the years.
Even after ever several negotiations with the state government, the bandits are refusing to give up their trade, nowadays attacking or kidnapping people traveling to various destinations to, from and passing through the state.
In one of his speeches, to pacify the bandits into negotiation, Zamfara State governor said not all bandits are criminals. Till date no one knows exactly what he means by that statement.