Suspected bandits on Saturday killed a man and his son in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
This is coming a few days after 23 people lost their lives in bandit attacks in five local government areas of the state.
The development was disclosed by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement released on Saturday.
Aruwan in the statement noted that the bandits invaded Baka village in Igabi Local Government Saturday morning shooting sporadically.
he further stated that the bandits were targeting one Mr Sanusi Musa who they wanted to kidnap.
He said upon getting to Sanusi’s residence, the bandits opened fire, which led to the death of a man and his son.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has expressed sadness over the attacks and condoled the family of the slain father and son, while offering prayers for the repose of their souls.