Armed males on Tuesday launched an assault on Ma-zakki Village in Zango Kataf Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State, killing Haruna Kuye, district head of Gidan Zaki and his son.
The widow of the district head additionally sustained accidents from machete cuts whereas her daughter had a gunshot wound on her finger.
Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Inside Safety and House Affairs, confirmed the incident in an announcement.
He stated, “Safety report said that the act was carried out by about 5 males wielding AK-47 rifles and machetes, who additionally tried to burn the home and a automobile.
“Troops in collaboration with different safety businesses are finishing up investigations and trailing the assailants.
“Governor Nasir el-Rufai has condemned the killings as evil and violation of the sanctity of the human lives by enemies of peace who have to be fished out and made to face the wrath of the regulation.
“The governor who condoled the Kuye household and the Atyap Conventional Council, prayed for the repose of the souls of the district head and his son.”