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21 escape bandits in Sokoto

21 people in Sokoto state, narrowly escaped been accosted by bandits on their way to Hajj Camp for take-off to the 2022 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

The would-be pilgrims and the security personnel accompanying them were held up on the corridor that connects the eastern parts of the state where bandits are said to be operating.

According to the Commissioner for Information, Alh. Isah Bajini Galadanci, they arrived at their destination unhurt.

State police spokesperson however said he was unaware of the incident.

Reporting by Nasir Malali, Editing by Omotola Oguneye