Bandits Kill 22 In Sokoto Community

Habibu Mainasara, provost of the College of Arts and Animal Science in Zamafara State, has been abducted, Daily Trust reports.

According to the paper, Mainasara was kidnapped at his official residence in Bakura in the early hours of Sunday.

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Details of the incident are still sketchy.

The development comes a few days after bandits killed 40 farmers in a raid on five villages.