Bandits Kill Senator Marafa’s Sister, Saraki Reacts

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Suspected bandits have killed Ade Marafa, elder sister of Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, and abducted her husband, this is according to a reportbby TheCable.

Abubakar Abdullahi Tsafe, an aide to the senator, said the bandits struck at the residence of the senator’s sister located at Ruwan Bore area of Gusau local government area in the early hours of Tuesday.

The aide said the bandits numbering about 100 set the village ablaze after raiding it.

“More than half of Ruwan Bore village has been burnt by the bandits. The villagers are now seeking refuge at Mada, a neighbouring community,” he said in a statement.

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Tsafe said at the time of issuing the statement, the senator’s in-law had not been found.

The senator has on many occasions expressed concern about the security situation of the state.

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki reacted to the unfortunate incident with the message below:

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the killing of Senator Kabiru Marafa’s elder Sister, Hajiya Ade Marafa, by suspected bandits in Ruwan Bore village, Gusau, Zamfara, and the abduction of her husband, Alhaji Ibrahim and his brother.

“Such evil acts must have no place in Nigeria.”

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