Gunmen kill Gombe hunters’ commander, governor mourns

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has commiserated with the people of Katah-Kamo village, Kamo Ward in the Kaltungo Local Government Area of the state over the demise of the commander of a local hunter group in the area,  Bello Maiduna, who was killed by unknown gunmen.

The governor’s delegation on Saturday, which included Commissioner for Information and Culture, Julius Ishaya; Special Advisers on Health and  Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Commissioner for Internal Security and Ethical Orientation, Adamu Dishi-Kupto, said the governor was saddened by the occurrence.

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The delegation on arrival was received by the District Head of Kamo, Nuhu Adamu, who lauded the governor and the state government for identifying with them at the difficult time.

The commissioner expressed government’s grief over the death of Bello Maiduna, describing him as a patriotic Nigerian who paid the supreme price fighting against banditry and other forms of criminality in the state.

He said the government would continue to support the family in appreciation of his contribution to peace in the state and beyond.

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