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Terrorists Kill LGA Chairman In Katsina, Abduct Lawmaker’s Relatives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria mourns the death of its member, former chairman of Sabuwa Local Government Area, Alhaji Lawal Dako.

Dako sustained injuries when terrorists shot at him on Friday. He later passed away at Ahmadu Bello Teaching Hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Salisu Maijigiri, Katsina State Chairman of the PDP, who confirmed the incident to newsmen described the security situation in the state as worrisome.

Maijigiri also revealed that the grand-daughter of the party council chairman was shot dead by the terrorists during the attack.


Meanwhile, armed men suspected to be terrorists stormed the residence of Abubakar Yahaya, a member of the House of Representatives representing the Kusada, Ingawa, Kankiya Federal Constituency, in Katsina, and kidnapped two of his relatives.

A source in Kusada, Hayatu Baraya, told HumAngle that the armed men who abducted two of the lawmaker’s relatives, identified as Suleiman Musa and Talatu Musa, also left one Jamilu Musa in a pool of his blood.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday night at Gidan Mutum, Kusada Local Government Area of Katsina State.


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