Governor Visits Man Who Armed Men Cut Off His Fingers After Being Robbed

A 200 Level student of The Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Habibu Abubakar Nakasari, has lost his two hands as some unknown men tried to snatch his motorcycle.

Habibu, is a 200 Level student in the department of English Language at Usman Danfodio University. Habibu was allegedly attacked in the wee hours of Sunday.

According to reports, Habibu was allegedly attacked in the early hours of Sunday around Manna area of Sokoto South Local Government Area, where his two hands were cut off before his attackers fled with his motorcycle.

Habinu is currently receiving treatment at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Wamakko, Sokoto State.

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According to a statement released by Aminu Abdullahi Abubakar, the Director of Press to Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Manir Muhammad Dan’Iya, who represented the governor, the government has vowed to apprehend and prosecute those responsible for the attack.

Speaking at the hospital bedside of Habibu, Dan’Iya said, “The governor mandated me to come and visit you and your family to assure you that all hands are on deck to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators according to the law.

“This barbaric behaviour is unbecoming among the youths and our government will not condone such act, as this will be the last to be seen in the state, God willing,” Dan’Iya added.

In the statement by the Deputy Governor, he revealed that Governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised the full settlements of all medical bills of the victim by the state government.

According to reports, this would be the second attack of its kind in recent weeks. Few weeks ago, one Abdullahi Shehu, was also allegedly attacked by armed men, seized his bike and cut off one of his arms in Sokoto.

Shehu was later flown to Abuja where doctors battled in vain to attach his severed arm.

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