Unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Monday slaughtered three people in different locations and burnt down the residence of the serving Area Comptroller in charge of Katsina/Kaduna, Alhaji Yusuf Umar and House of Representative member (Potiskum/Nangere, PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Mainasara.
It was gathered that the gunmen launched a coordinated night operation around 2am, and within the same hour, slaughtered the Director Finance and Supply, Yobe State Science and Technical Board, Malam Ado Jespa along with his neighbor, Malam Sagir and two other security guards in both the Comptroller's and legislature's houses.
The three schools also torched include King Abdulazeez Model Islamic school, Government Science Secondary School where 4 vehicles were burnt and College of Administration Potiskum (CAPs), one of the surviving Legacies of the Premier of the Northern Region, Sir Ahmadu Bello where 14 vehicles were burnt.
JTF spokesman, Eli Lazarus confirmed most of the attacks and assured more efforts to tackle the serial killing and destructions in the trouble areas.
"We are aware of most of this attacks, and have advised the state government to impose curfew in order to curb the crimes, which they have done."