Residents Flee Zamfara Village After Fulani Herdsmen Kill 200

Must Read

Insurgency In Nigeria Is Surprising – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the type of insecurity that has taken over some parts of the country is "surprising'...

Gov. Lalong Orders Arrest Of Fulani Leaders Over Plateau Killings

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, has ordered the arrest of Fulani leaders and community heads following recent attacks...

Cries Of Those Killed Unjustly Giving Us Sleepless Nights: Reps

  The house of representatives says the cries of the people that have lost their lives due to the ravaging...

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 29th January 2020

Insurgency In Nigeria Is Surprising – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says the type of insecurity that has taken over some...

Telling And Accepting The Truth Is A Major Problem In Nigeria: Gov Zulum

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says telling the truth and accepting the truth has been a major problem...

fulani-600x423

People of Unguwar Galadima, a community in Zamfara State are now fleeing the town, following the massacre of more than 200 residents by Fulani herdsmen last Sunday.

Many of the residents who survived the attack are leaving for fear of being attacked again.

Narrating his ordeal, a resident, Malam Danladi Musa, said he had to leave the area because out of nine members of his family, only two of them escaped the deadly attack.

“When the tragedy happened, I could not find any of my family members until after about five hours when one of my neighbors, who also survived, Malam Idris, told me that he saw my brothers lying in a hole in the outskirts of the town where they hid themselves.

“I became more scared when I went back to the town to call my brothers, as I could not believe it was the same Unguwar Galadima I knew before. It was terrible. I was terrified when I set my eyes on the town. There were still billows of smoke everywhere, and the town was completely deserted.”

Meanwhile, more corpses were being buried under the leadership of the Chief Imam of the area, Malam Musa Muhammad.

One of the funeral prayer attendants, who gave his name as Saidu Lili, told Vanguard that he was looking into the possibility of leaving the area, but for the burial.

According to him, he was instructed by the Chief Imam, who was also his in-law, to remain behind until all the corpses were buried.

“There is no way we can continue to live here,” added one Tsalha Isah, who was weeping over the death of his father. He explained that they were still scared, because since the governor and his entourage left, no single policeman was seen around the area. DSP Lawal Abdullahi, the state command’s spokesperson, however, said the command had done everything to ensure peace in the area, adding that more policemen have already been stationed there to ensure people are protected.

- Advertisement -

1 COMMENT

  1. NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION
    SERVICE RECRUITMENT FOR
    HELP CONTACT 09034389104
    FOR ENLISTMENT AS THERE
    ARE VACANT SLOTS TO OCCUPY

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -