Unknown gunmen assassinate a lawmaker.
Unknown gunmen killed a newly elected councillor in Katsina State during a raid on his community.
Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that Alhaji Nasiru Magaji, a councillor, was killed in Gozaki town, Kafur Local Government Area. He was reportedly shot in his home and rushed to a Malumfashi hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Abdullahi, a resident of Gozaki, said that the gunmen, who numbered around ten, also kidnapped the slain councillor’s two wives.
According to him, the gunmen attacked around 12:30 a.m. today (Wednesday), killed the councillor, and abducted his two wives, but later released them to their home.
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At the time of publication, Ejes Gist Newspaper was unable to independently confirm whether the two wives had been released.