Names Of 26 Travellers Killed In Jos North, 34 Others Still (Full List)
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Names Of 26 Travellers Killed In Jos North, 34 Others Still (Full List)

HumAngle has obtained the list of 26 travellers attacked on their way back from an Islamic religious event organised at the house of Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi to commemorate the Islamic new year on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. 

The travellers were attacked at the Rukuba road in Jos North, Plateau State of North Central Nigeria while on their way to go back to their homes in Ikare of Ondo State, Southwestern Nigeria. 

According to one of the injured victims, the attacked people were in a convoy of five 18-seater buses with one of the buses containing 22 people. 

The attackers stopped and started beating and stoning them, killing 26 people and injuring 20 while a total of 34 others are still missing. Fourteen of the travellers were rescued from the attack. 

One of the survivors from the family of Alhaji Baido who had three of his brothers, Sule Alhaji Baido, Gambo Alhaji Baido, and Maude Alhaji Baido killed, said there are still three members of his family travelling with him missing as they were seven in number during the journey. 

Below is the full list of the people killed during the attack: 

Sule Alhaji Baido
Mallam Ahmadu
Siddi Abubakar
Abdulkarim Mumini 
Mallam Suleiman
Mallam Salihu Halilu 
Mallam Muhammadu 
Mallam Bello Ori 
Mallam Abdulkarim 
Hadimin Mallam Musa Shehu 
Alhaji Muhammadu Lawal 
Alhaji Rugga 
Baa Alhaji Bayo 
Gambo Alhaji Baido 
Alhaji Usman Lolo Shagari 
Mallam Maude Alhaji Baido 
Ibrahim Haruna 
Mallam Muhammad II 
Salihu Hunter 
Yakubu Mallam Bello 
Mallam Isyaku 
Four unidentified others. 
According to the Plateau State government, 20 suspects have already been arrested and further investigation is ongoing to get to the bottom of the matter. 

Governor Simon Bako Lalong of the state has also directed the imposition of curfew from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am WAT, from Saturday until further review by the State Security Council.

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