Just In: Kaduna APC Chairmanship Candidate Dominic Usman Shot Dead

Just In: Kaduna APC Chairmanship Candidate Dominic Usman Shot Dead

  • The ruling APC has reportedly lost a prominent member, Alamkah Dominic Usman, in Kaduna state
  • Usman was allegedly shot dead by unknown gunmen while on his way to visit his family in Benue
  • Until his untimely death, Usman as the chairmanship candidate of the APC for the forthcoming local government election in Kachia LGA, Kaduna state

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Kachia LGA, Kaduna state - Alamkah Dominic Usman (Cashman), the All Progressive Congress (APC) chairmanship candidate for Kachia local government area of Kaduna state, has been killed by unknown gunmen.

Daily Trust reported that the party’s chairman in Kachia local government, Alhaji Ahmed Tijjani Sulaiman, confirmed Usman was shot dead "somewhere" in Benue state.

Alamkah Dominic Usman: Kaduna APC Chairmanship Candidate Shot Dead
Some unknown gunmen have killed the APC chairmanship candidate for the Kachia local government area of Kaduna state, Alamkah Dominic Usman. Photo credit: Justice Stephen Waziri
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Alhaji Sulaiman added that Usman was killed on his way to Benue state where his family resides.

Legit.ng gathers that until his death, Usman was the ruling party’s flag bearer in Kachia for the Kaduna state local government elections set to hold on Saturday, August 14.

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The politician will be laid to rest tomorrow, Thursday, July 29.

Bandits shoot two soldiers dead in Kaduna

In another report, armed bandits killed two military personnel during an attack on Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna on Monday, July 5.

The two personnel, Private Salisu Rabiu of the Nigerian Army and Ordinary Seaman Bilal Mohammed, from the Nigerian Navy, lost their lives while battling the bandits who attacked the school and kidnapped an unspecified number of students.

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has condoled with the families of deceased military men.

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Matawalle identifies those responsible for insecurity in northern region

Amid the high level of insecurity in the north, Governor Bello Matawalle has identified the people responsible for security challenges across the northern region.

The governor of Zamfara state on Sunday, July 25, said northern leaders were responsible for the crimes which include killings of women and children, kidnapping, highway robbery, and other gruesome atrocities.

Matawalle who made the allegation while delivering a paper in Kaduna said the zone lacked responsible leadership to steer it through the uncharted waters.

Source: Legit.ng

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