By Uzair Adam Imam
Unknown shooters, also suspected to be kidnappers, have gunned down three police officers and a commercial motorcyclist Thursday in Suleja, Niger State.
The incident was said to have occurred around 11 pm on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Daily Trust reported that the policemen were reportedly responding to a distress call when they were ambushed near a place called Old Barracks.
According to a source, “they were ambushed by the gunmen, who seemed to be expecting their arrival.”
The Suleja Council Chairman, Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje, has confirmed the incident.
He added that “about three persons, including a vigilante member, survived the attack.”
The Daily Reality learned that the victims were currently being treated at a hospital in the area.
DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the Police spokesperson in the state, could not be reached for comment.