On Thursday night, Elder Hassan Bahago reportedly died when bandits stormed his house and bolted away with his two daughters at Shagari quarters in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.

According to reports, Elder Hassan of ECWA Church Funtua suffered a heart seizure at once when he was been dragged by the bandits together with her daughters, Jennifer and Saratu. One Alhaji Ali Bahago was killed and Mr. Alex, a staff. ofFirst Bank was also kidnapped by the unknown gunmen.

Sagir Mohammed who was able to escape the attack narrated to THISDAY on Friday the gunmen operated for over 30 minutes at around 11:15pm leaving many others injured. He said;


“Bandits attacked Shagari quarters yesterday (Thursday) and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, who is the leader of vigilante groups. He came to rescue us from the bandits but he was killed during gun battle with them,”

“They also attacked Hassan Fari apartment and tried to kidnap him but he slumped and died instantly upon seeing them. When they discovered that he had died, they kidnapped two of his daughters and Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank PLC in Funtua.”


Meanwhile, John Kantiyok confirmed his death via social media saying he died of heart attack. He wrote;

“Rest in Peace, Elder Hassan Bahago!

“Kidnappers broke into his house last night and took two of his children together with him. On their way out of the house, out of shock, he suffered a heart failure, slum and gave off.

“My elder, you live a fulfill life. May God grant your soul eternal rest and console the entire family, First ECWA Funtua, his friends and relations. May God bring an end to this barbaric atrocities in Jesus name”