Former Adamawa Council Chairman killed in midnight attack

Former Adamawa Council Chairman killed in midnight attack

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed a former Transition Management Committee chairman of Ganye local government area, Sabastine Kaikai in an attack launched in the early hours of Tuesday, April 14.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the former council chairman was killed in his village, Kaikai, in Ganye LGA of Adamawa State.

As at the time of filling this report, why the late politician was killed by the gunmen is yet to be deciphered.

According to report, Sabastine was in his village for the Easter holiday when the gunmen struck.

"The gunmen came in the middle of the night shooting into the air and rushing to his house.

"He struggled to sneak out of his residence, but they got him. They killed him instantly."

Reacting to the incident, Ganye local government Information Officer, Mr Kabiru Njidda confirmed the murder incident.

Njidda said;

"The corpse of the late former chairman has been brought to the Ganye General Hospital mortuary."

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje said the command had responded by sending its men after the killers.

The police team were deployed to ensure the arrest of the suspects..

 

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