Zamfara State Government has confirmed the killing of the Notorious bandit leader Auwalun Daudawa, who led the abduction of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina state.
It was reported few days ago, that Daudawa had returned to the forest to continue his banditry.
The Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in the State, Abubakar Dauran who confirmed this said Daudawa left Gusau day two days ago as he had reportedly told some people that he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding.
According to the Commissioner,he however rustled over 100 cows and killed the herdsman in charge,a situation that caused retaliation, by some people around the area who organised and killed him.
Daudawa had repented with five of his comrades and laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8,where he surrendered 20 AK-47 rifles, 20 Magazines, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), one Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) and several ammunitions to the Zamfara State government.