Two staff of the Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, have been killed by unknown armed men.

The sad incident occurred when suspected bandits stormed the residents of the staff at low cost area of Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State.

The bandits’ attack resulted to the death of two staff of the polytechnic identified as; 37 year old Usama Nazifi and Bashiru Muhammad, 39.

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According to an eyewitness account, the gunmen had invaded Nazifi’s house requesting him to open his room, but he raised an alarm which attracted public attention.

The witness pointed that the bandits went back, prompting Nazifi to seek the assistance of his neighbour, Bashiru.

“As they went out of their houses discussing the issue, they did not know that the bandits were still in the area, in an uncompleted building, where they targeted and opened fire on them” the eyewitness said.

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The Rector, Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, Yahaya Muhammad Bande who confirmed  the attack, described it as unfortunate, barbaric and condemnable.

Meanwhile, the state’s police spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu  confirmed the killings, adding that “police operatives are on the trail of the assailants.

“A discreet investigation is in progress with a view to unraveling the motives behind the killing so that justice can take its course on any person or group found in connection with the act”.

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