A member of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Mohammed Ahmed, has been shot dead by bandits along Sheme- Funtua Road in Katsina State.
Announcing his death, the Clerk of the Zamfara House House of Assembly, Saidu Anka, said Ahmed was traveling to his town when he was killed by the bandits.
Daily Trust reports that Ahmed was said to have been killed by bandits along Sheme- Funtua Road in Katsina State.
Zamfara and Katsina, neighbouring states in the North West are among places where bandits have been wreaking havoc.
Details of the lawmaker’s death are still sketchy but Saidu Anka, Clerk of the Zamfara House House of Assembly, confirmed the incident.
Ahmed was killed hours after the key politicians in the state defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).