Emerging report indicates that at least 20 women have been kidnapped by armed bandits while attending a naming ceremony at Gidan Bido village, Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The gunmen also attacked and kidnapped five men at Unguwar Bawa village of Dandume LGA on Saturday.
Katsina is one of the States most affected by terrorism and banditry in Nigeria’s North-West region.
On December 11, 2020, some bandits kidnapped 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara. They were released about a week later.
However, on December 19, 84 Islamiyya students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya in Mahuta village, Dandume Local Government Area of the State, were kidnapped but rescued shortly after.