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Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu

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Operatives of the Pressure Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Workforce (FIB-IRT) have arrested the killers of former Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu. 

 

Hamidu, who was the proprietor of FAMAKS British Faculties in Abuja and Kaduna, was killed when armed bandits opened hearth on vacationers close to Rijana alongside Kaduna-Abuja Freeway round 4pm on Sunday, November 21, 2021. 

 

Pressure Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the event in an announcement on Friday Might 13, stated the suspects, Sani Usman and Mohammed Tijjani, had been a part of the bandit syndicate that carried out the assault on travellers throughout which they gruesomely murdered Hamidu. 

 

“Operatives of the Pressure Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Workforce (FIB-IRT) have recorded huge successes towards brokers and collaborators of violent crimes within the nation with the arrest of 23 suspects of violent crimes comparable to culpable murder, armed theft, kidnapping, arms trafficking, possession of prohibited firearms, rape, amongst others, together with the killers of ex-Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and proprietor of Famak British Faculties, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, at Rijana,” the spokesperson acknowledged. 

 

“The FIB-IRT additionally recovered a complete of 52 firearms together with 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Launcher, 1 Basic Function Machine Gun (GPMG), 36 AK47 Rifles, 2 English shotguns, 5 locally-made shotguns, 5 locally-made automated pistols, 4 pump motion shotguns, two thousand and forty-five (2,045) rounds of stay ammunition of various calibres, one DAF Truck loaded with 45,000 litres of premium motor spirit (PMS), 2 Motor Automobiles, 3 Cell Telephones, Two machetes, and 5 tear fuel cannisters from the suspects throughout follow-up investigations

 

“In one of many circumstances, the duo of Sani Usman aged 22 years, and Mohammed Tijjani aged 23 years, each from Pai Konkore, Gwagwalada, within the Federal Capital Territory had been apprehended in reference to a case of kidnapping and armed theft alongside the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

 

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects had been a part of the bandit syndicate which carried out the assault on travellers at Rijana, alongside the Kaduna – Abuja expressway on Sunday, November 21, 2021 wherein they gruesomely murdered an ex-Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and proprietor of Famak British Faculties, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, and kidnapped a nursing mom leaving her child behind in a close-by bush.

 

“Equally, two suspects, one Badong Audu aged 48 years previous of Namu Village in Plateau State, and one Chimezie Okolie aged 44 years previous, of Ekwusigo in Anambra State, each males, had been arrested following credible intelligence of an impending arms motion from Jos, by means of Nasarawa state, to the Jap a part of the nation.

 

“The FIB-IRT Operatives swung into motion and apprehended Badong Audu on twenty sixth April, 2022 at Namu Village with 2 AK47 Rifles and 51 rounds of stay ammunition hid in a bag of beans. Investigations led to the arrest of the receiver, Chimezie Okolie, at Nasarawa State, the place he was ready to take supply of the arms and ammunition.

 

“The gallant operatives of the FIB-IRT, appearing on a tip off {that a} DAF Truck carrying 45,000 litres of premium motor spirit (PMS), had been hijacked at Saminaka Village, Niger State at gun level and the occupants kidnapped, equally mobilized and intercepted the hoodlums at Lambata Space of Niger State, the place the truck was recovered and 4 suspects had been arrested. The operatives, with assistance from the Petroleum Tanker Drivers’ Affiliation Suleja Depot, had been in a position to get well the PMS which had been discharged by the suspects.

 

“The Inspector Basic of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, whereas commending the FIB-IRT operatives for the successes recorded, assured of the Pressure’s dedication to dutifully following up on established circumstances, conclusively investigating such with a bid to convey all individuals discovered desirous to justice.” 

 

All of the suspects can be arraigned in courtroom on completion of investigations, the spokesperson added. 

 

Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu

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