Emerging report indicates that no fewer than 66 people have been killed in various villages in Kebbi State, Page 36 learnt on Saturday.
Kebbi is the home State of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN.
The Spokesperson of the Kebbi State Police Command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the killing of the people, adding that, it took place in 8 villages of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area, of the State.
According to him, though the Police are still counting the number of dead bodies, it had already dispatched a detachment of the Officers and men of the Force to the area to restore calm.
The killing, it was gathered took place in Koro, kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora, and Iguenge villages, all in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
It was further gathered that majority of the people in the affected villages have escaped to the nearby town of Riba, for safety.
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