Unknown gunmen laid an ambush on Bajida District Head of Fakai Local Government Areas of Kebbi State, Alhaji Musa Muhammad-Bahago.
Alhaji Umar Muhammad, an elder brother to the late district head explained to newsmen on Wednesday that the incident occurred on Tuesday at about 6 pm on his way to his domain from Zuru town.
“He was driving himself as he was coming from Zuru town heading to his village when the gunmen ambushed and brought him down from his car and killed him.”
“He died at the age of 56, and is survived by four wives and many children,” Muhammad said.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar also confirmed the incident to newsmen saying, ”It is true, we are aware and it is unfortunate.”
“We are making all effort to arrest the perpetrators of the dastardly act.”