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Gunmen Kill Five Vigilantes And Three Policemen In Kogi State

Gunmen Kill Five Vigilantes And Three Policemen In Kogi State

Gunmen Kill Five Vigilantes And Three Policemen In Kogi State

Gunmen Kill Five Vigilantes And Three Policemen In Kogi State

Three police officers and five vigilantes were killed when gunmen thought to be terrorists ambushed security personnel in the Jidda-Bassa community in the Kogi state’s Ajaokuta Local Government Area.

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According to what has been learned, residents of the Jidda-Bassa neighborhood informed the divisional police officer that unidentified gunmen assaulted their farms on Saturday, July 30, and stole produce.

The DPO dispatched several of his men and the vigilantes to the area, but they were attacked by unidentified gunmen before they could reach the farm.

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During the attack three policemen and five vigilantes were killed.

According to sources who spoke to journalists, the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre’s mortuary.

Gunmen Kill Five Vigilantes And Three Policemen In Kogi State

Meanwhile, the Kogi State Government has vowed to arrest those behind the killings.

Security Adviser to the Kogi State Governor, Jerry Omodara made this known on Saturday, while confirming the attack in Lokoja.

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He said the state government will take proactive steps to arrest the situation pointing out that all those involved in the killings will surely be apprehended.

Omodara added that the state government is doing its best to curb criminal elements in the state.

He sympathised with the families of those that lost their lives during the ambush.

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Gunmen kill three policemen and five vigilantes in Kogi


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