A member of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Mohammed Ahmed, has been shot dead by bandits along Sheme- Funtua Road in Katsina State.
The Clerk of the Zamfara state House of Assembly, Saidu Anka, made the announcement during plenary, explaining that Ahmed was traveling to Kano when he was killed by the bandits.
His funeral prayers would be performed at Sheikh Ahmed Umar Kanoma Mosque by 11 o’clock on Wednesday.
The Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, of the assembly, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Gusau that the gunmen also kidnapped the lawmaker’s son and driver.
He said that incident occurred on Tuesday at Sheme in Kastina State while Ahmad was on his way to Kano.
“He (lawmaker) was taking his son to a hospital in Kano. The lawmaker’s son and driver were kidnapped by the bandits,’’ Jafaru-Kaura said