Son of Commissioner in charge of SARS, killed in retaliation for herdsmen killings in Plateau
Zayyan Gwandu, son of Haliru Gwandu Abubakar, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Special Anti-Robbery, has been killed for being of Fulani origin.
According to Saharareporters, Zayyan was one of the victims of reprisal attacks following the killings in three LGAs of Plateau State by suspected herdsmen.
Popular social commentator Gimba Kakanda shared the news of Zayyans death on Twitter, writing: “I’m devastated to learn about the killing of Zayyan Gwandu in the Plateau clash. .
He’s one of the travellers stopped and killed for sharing a religion or ethnicity with Fulani herdsmen. Killing fellow human beings for the wrong of people they don’t even know is savagery. RIP.”
Zayyanu Shalla (L)was killed alongside Zayyanu Gwandu(R) the son of Commissioner of Police in charge of SARS on Sunday, in reprisal attack over the killings of 80 Christians by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi local government Area of Plateau State.
According to reports, both friends were travelling to Abuja from Jos when they were stopped and killed by Birnin youths for allegedly being Fulani. May their souls RIP🙏