- Unknown gunmen have killed the chairman of the APC in Batsari local government area of Katisna state
- The APC chairman, Abdulhamid Sani Ruma, was killed while attending to family matters in his village
- Ruma's death was confirmed by Mamman Yaro Batsari, the APC Katsina central zone, vice chairman
As Nigeria battles security challenges, another tragedy has struck in Katsina state as unknown gunmen kill Abdulhamid Sani Ruma, the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Batsari Local government of area in his village.
According to Daily Trust, Ruma was shot multiple times while in his village, Sabon Garin Dunburawa, to attend to some family matters on Sunday, May 31.
It was reported that the assailants who opened fire on the APC chairman came on a motorcycle from a forest. The chairman was taken to Batsari General hospital where medical personnel confirmed him dead on arrival.
Mamman Yaro Batsari, the vice-chairman APC Katsina central zone, while confirming the incident said the killing of the chairman by has thrown the town into confusion.
Batsari went on to note that Ruma was in the village to help supervise the division of farmlands belonging to his late brother who was killed by bandits last year.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a policeman on Sunday, May 31, reportedly shot some fellow police officers dead in the Onikan area of Lagos state.
The yet to be named policeman was said to have opened fire on his colleagues around 5am following a disagreement with members of his team.
The shooter, who is said to be attached to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), reportedly hijacked a police operational vehicle after shooting members of his team.
Reports stated that he also drove straight to Akoka in Yaba around where he attempted to gain access to a compound but couldn’t.
In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military to totally crush bandits responsible for attacks on the people of Sokoto state.
The Nigerian president gave the order on Thursday, May 28, in a statement issued by his media aide, Garba Shehu.
Buhari described the recent attacks by bandits in the Sabon Birni local government area (LGA) of Sokoto state as tragic and unfortunate.
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