- Three people have been killed in a recent attack by unidentified gunmen in Bauchi state
- Among the victims is Hassan Sabo, a former director at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU)
- The former ATBU director was killed on Sunday, October 11, in his house
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Unidentified gunmen have killed Hassan Sabo, a former director at the Department of Works, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi state.
According to Channels TV, Ahmed Wakili, the spokesperson of the police in Bauchi, confirmed the incident.
Sabo was killed around 10:00 p.m on Sunday, October 11, in his house located at Tudum Salmanu.
Eyewitnesses giving an account of the incident said the sad event occurred when Sabo stepped out to open the gate of his house.
The attackers stabbed the former ATBU director several times and eventually carted away his vehicle.
Wakili went on to note that after receiving a distress call, the police immediately rushed to the scene and took the victim to the Abubakar Tafawa University Teaching hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the police also confirmed that unknown assailants killed two other people at Gudum Siyawa Community, a suburb of Bauchi in two separate incidents while returning from their farms.
The victims attacked on Saturday, October 10, are Aminu Ibrahim, 41 years old and Alti Danyoro, a 55-year-old female.
It was gathered that Ibrahim was killed by five masked men while Danyoro was attacked alongside three other women.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that gunmen have kidnapped a former commissioner of higher education in Nasarawa state, Clement Uhembe.
The development was confirmed by Bola Longe, the commissioner of police in Nasarawa state on Wednesday, October 7.
Longe said the former commissioner was abducted on Tuesday evening, October 6, at his residence in the Akunza Migili area of the state and was taken to an unknown destination.
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