NAF kills bandits leader, 30 others in Kaduna


By Ismail Auwal

Nigeria Airforce (NAF) have reportedly killed a notorious bandit leader, Ali Dogo in an airstrike over the weekend in Kaduna State.

The bandit leader popularly known as Yellow was killed along with over 30 of his foot soldiers.

Yellow and his men had fled from Niger State to one Alhaji Gwarzo’s house at Yadi in Giwa Local Government Area for safety, following NAF aircraft sustained bombardments on his location in Niger, recently, the Punch reported.

Confirming the successful bombardment, NAF Spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, said the Nigerian Air Force would keep up bombardment of non-state actors in the Northwest.

He said, “The Air Component in keeping with the directive of the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, would continue to sustain offensive operations against these criminal elements in collaboration with the Land Component and other security agencies to rid the Joint Operations Area and indeed the entire Northwest of terrorism and other acts of criminality”.

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