Gunmen kill Zamfara lawmaker, Muhammad Ahmad

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed the member representing Shinkafi constituency in the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Muhammad Ahmad. gathered that the bandits attacked the lawmaker at Sheme in Kastina State while on his way to Kano.

The Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, of the assembly, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, confirmed the incident on Wednesday in Gusau, the state capital.

Jafaru-Kaura also said that the gunmen also kidnapped the lawmaker’s son and driver.

“He was taking his son to a hospital in Kano. The lawmaker’s son and driver were kidnapped by the bandits,’’ Jafaru-Kaura said.

He noted that the late lawmaker will be buried on Wednesday morning in line with Islamic rites.

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