Plateau massacre victims identified


Twenty-one of the 26 travellers killed by hoodlums in Jos, Plateau on Saturday have been identified.

The muslim travellers heading to Ikare in Ondo State from Bauchi, were ambushed on Rukuba Road in Jos North LGA.

They had attended a pre-Maulud Nabbiyi event in Bauchi and were travelling in a convoy of five 18-seater coaster buses, when they were attacked.

Another 20 people were injured, while the police claimed they rescued 33 out of the 34 declared missing.

One of the survivors had three of his brothers, Sule Alhaji Baido, Gambo Alhaji Baido, and Maude Alhaji Baido killed.

According to a report by Humangle; these are the names of the travellers killed during the attack:

1. Sule Alhaji Baido

2. Mallam Ahmadu

3. Siddi Abubakar

4. Abdulkarim Mumini

5. Mallam Suleiman

6. Mallam Salihu Halilu

7. Mallam Muhammadu

8. Mallam Bello Ori

9. Mallam Abdulkarim

10. Hadimin Mallam Musa Shehu

11. Alhaji Muhammadu Lawal

12. Alhaji Rugga

13. Baa Alhaji Bayo

14. Gambo Alhaji Baido

15. Alhaji Usman Lolo Shagari

16. Mallam Maude Alhaji Baido

17. Ibrahim Haruna

18. Mallam Muhammad II

19 Salihu Hunter

20. Yakubu Mallam Bello

21. Mallam Isyaku

22. Four unidentified others.