Insecurity: Bandits raid immigration post, kill NIS officers
Global Times Nigeria has obtained report that a group of suspected bandits launched an attack on immigration officers at Garin Garba entry point in Kebbi State, Nigeria.
The report added that Nigeria Immigration Service lost two personnel to a bandit attack in Kebbi recently.
NIS spokesperson in Kebbi, DSI Abdullahi Isa, disclosed this in a statement in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday.
“On a sad note, on Monday, January 15, 2024, a group of suspected bandits launched an attack on immigration officers at Garin Garba entry point, about 12km away from Kangiwa headquarters of Arewa local government area of Kebbi.
“As a result, two gallant officers lost their lives. They are Isa Nafi’u (II) NIS No. 34057 and Garba Haruna Fana (II) NIS No. 17796,” said the statement.
The NIS confirmed that the third officer escaped unharmed.
He revealed that the two deceased were buried in Birnin Kebbi according to Islamic injunction.
“May the Almighty Allah in His infinite mercy forgive their shortcomings and grant them Jannatil Firdaus and give their immediate families the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss,” the statement added.