Bandits Kill Politician During Ramadan Prayers, Abduct Wife, Daughters


A Katsina politician identified as Alhaji Lado has been killed by bandits who struck in Mairuwa village, Faskari local government area of the state on Saturday night, March 25.

Eyewitnesses told Daily Trust that one other person was shot dead during the attack. It is suspected that Lado was the prime target of the assailants.

It was further learnt that the businessman, politician and large scale farmer was killed when he refused to take orders from his murderers.

A source told the publication; “They opened fire on him when they attempted to kidnap him but he refused to follow them.”

One of the survivors of the mosque attack said the attackers kidnapped the wife and two daughters of Alhaji Lado. The other victim of the attack was a health worker simply identified as Sani.

“He worked at the Mairuwa Health Facility,” the witness said.

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