A kingsman of Kojoli, a community in Jada Local Government Area of Adamawa state has confirmed that bandits at the wee hours of Monday invaded the area.
Dr Umar Ardo said the bandits visited Banja, a predominantly Fulani settlement, in large numbers with heavy, sophisticated and dangerous firearms, easily overcoming the local vigilante.
According to him report indicated that the bandits were headed straight to the house of Alh. Bajika, the Sarki Shanu of Kojoli, and kidnapped him. Similarly, Dr. Denis Malum, the community’s Veterinary Doctor, was also picked in his range/house near Nyagang settlement.
He said the incidents have been reported to the police and investigation is said to have commenced.
It should be noted that Kojoli lies longitudinally less than 3 kilometers along the Nigeria Cameroon border, outlined by hills and mountains, and has been for years under frequent bandits attacks, killings and kidnappings for almost times.