From Onimisi Alao, Yola


Gunmen attacked a village in Mayo Belwa, Adamawa State, on Sunday night time and killed a youth, Seth Adamu.

Our correspondent learnt Monday morning that the gunmen went for Seth Adamu at his residence in his village, Bekusun, and killed him for but to be ascertained cause.

Mayo Belwa has lately been related to night time killings and kidnapping, together with the killing of southern Adamawa Zonal chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Saidu Kolaku, in August final yr and the homicide of a pastor and politician, Rev Denis Bagauri in January this yr.

Whereas the killing of Kolaku was attributed to faceless kidnap kingpins who allegedly received again at him for exposing their actions, no one has been in a position to give a clue to why Denis and different victims had been killed.

Equally, no one has been recognized over the most recent sufferer, Seth Adamu, who was a 28-year-old workers of the Mayo Belwa Native Authorities Council and son of a former member of the Adamawa State Home of Meeting representing the Nasarawo-Biyeri constituency, late Adamu Kwante.

The Mayo Belwa Native Authorities Council Info Officer, Kabiru Keli, confirmed Seth Adamu’s killing, saying the gunmen attacked Seth “final night time.”

“They attacked Bekusun village. The deceased is Seth, son of a former member, Kwante,” the knowledge officer mentioned.

The Adamawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Suleiman Nguruje, advised our correspondent Monday morning that he had not been briefed about Seth Adamu’s killing.

“I’m not but conscious of that,” the PPRO mentioned on phone to our correspondent, including that he was busy taking part in area effort by the police to implement ongoing lockdown to stop COVID-19 unfold.

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