By John Ikani
Suspected bandits have killed the lawmaker representing Shinkafi Constituency in the Zamfara House of Assembly, Muhammad Ahmad.
Disclosing this to newsmen, the Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, of the assembly, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura said the incident occurred on Tuesday at Sheme in Katsina State while Ahmad was conveying his son to Kano to board a flight to Sudan.
“He (lawmaker) was taking his son to a hospital in Kano. The lawmaker’s son and driver were kidnapped by the bandits,’’ Jafaru-Kaura said.
He also noted that the gunmen also kidnapped the lawmaker’s son and driver.
Mr Ahmed embarked on the journey shortly after the formal defection ceremony to welcome Governor Bello Matawalle into the APC on Tuesday.