Emerging report indicates that no fewer than 66 people have been killed in various villages in Kebbi State.
Kebbi is the home State of the Nigeria’s Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Spokesperson of the Kebbi State Police Command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the killing of the people adding that it took place in eight villages of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area.
According to him, though, the Police are still counting the number of the dead bodies, it had already dispatched a detachment of the Officers and men of the Police force to the area to restore calm.
The killing, it was gathered took place in Koro, kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora and Iguenge villages – all in Danko/Wasagu LG area of Kebbi State.
It was further gathered that majority of the people in the affected villages have escaped to the nearby town of Riba for safety.
It would be recalled that in April, Bandits killed 9 Policemen among whom was the Police DPO of Danko/Wasagu, Local Government area in a process of responding to a distress call.