Bandits kill businessman, kidnap his wife, daughter and 6 sisters in Zamfara

Armed bandits

Bandits have killed a businessman, Alh. Murtala Abdullahi, kidnapped his wife, daughter and six younger sisters in Zamfara State.

It was gathered that the bandits invaded Magami town in Gusau Local Government Area of the state on Saturday night, September 23, 2023, killed Abdullahi and whisked his family members away to unknown destination.  

The deceased’s brother, Bashar Auwal Abdullahi, confirmed the news in a Facebook post on Sunday, September 24.

“To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return! Last night some gunmen entered my town Magami in Gusau local government Zamfara state,” he wrote.

“They killed my younger brother, Alh. Murtala Abdullahi, kidnapped his wife Amina and his daughter A’isha, and kidnapped his six younger sisters: (1) Saratu (2) Halima (3) Nusaiba (4) Sumaiya (5) Shafa’atu (6) Aisha. I really miss you Murtala, may God make Jannatul Firdaus your home, Amen.”