Gunmen attacked Niger state at about 10:00am on Saturday, shooting aimlessly into the air, causing commotion in the area. Some were on foot while the majority were on motor bikes.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Air Force for provision of aerial shield for vulnerable communities in Niger State, seems not to be working because the communities are still vulnerable to attack by gunmen
Three communities in the Shiroro Local Government Area where affected. And they are Gurmana, old Gurmana, and Ashirika communities.
Eye witnesses said the attack started in Gurmana where they killed two persons and injured four others before moving to old Gurmana where they stole more than 200 cows.
President Buhari described this repeated act of terror attacks which led to loss of several lives in the affected communities “as a disaster for the nation.