Armed bandits on Thursday raided Dingyadi, the village of Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
ASP Sanusi Abubakar, spokesman of the Sokoto Police Command, confirmed the attack, saying it happened in the early hours of Thursday.
He said one man was killed while two women, including the wife of the late Village head of Saketa, were kidnapped.
Abubakar said the attackers who came on motorcycles struck around 1am.
“One man lost his life during the attack while two women were abducted. The Commissioner of Police and other top police officers were in the village this morning to sympathize with them and measures were taken to forestall future attack,” he said.