Two biological sisters, Binta Husaini and Balki Husaini, who are from Konni town in Niger Republic were allegedly arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps because of their relationship with the leader of bandits in Bagega forest in the Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, known as, Shaho, and his friend, Jijji. Binta, who speaks for the sisters, tells MAIHARAJI ALTINE about their relationship with the bandits
Where do you live?
We live in Sabon Gari area in Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area, Zamfara State. We are from Konni town in Niger Republic.
What are you doing in Nigeria?
We live with our parents who weave and sell mats.
You were arrested in Bagega village along with an okada rider (commercial motorcyclist). What were you doing in Bagega?
We were invited by bandits to come and sleep with them. They asked the motorcyclist to bring us to their place