Gunmen killed four people and kidnapped 50 others in Goran Namaye town in the Maradun Local Government Area, according to Zamfara police.
Muhammad Shehu, the Public Relations Officer, made the announcement to journalists in Gusau on Monday.
After midnight on Sunday, the bandits descended on the neighborhood in huge numbers. Tactical police operatives had been dispatched.
Commissioner of Police, Yakubu Elkana, has ordered a quick search and rescue effort for the victims, according to the spokesman.
Residents should remain calm, according to Shehu, who added that the command is working with other security authorities to ensure law and order.
Villagers, travelers, farmers, traditional chiefs, security personnel, and government officials have all been killed or kidnapped in Zamfara.