A member of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Mohammed Ahmad, 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.
Channels TV reports that Hon. Ahmad was gunned down Tuesday night on his way to Kano after attending a rally to welcome Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State and members of the State House of Assembly to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
His funeral prayers would be performed at Sheikh Ahmed Umar Kanoma Mosque by 11 o’clock on Wednesday.
Until his death, the deceased was the chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation.