Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Batsari Local Government Area, Kastina State, Abdulhamid Sani has been killed by unknown gunmen.
The incident reportedly happened at about 1:35 p.m on Sunday.
Confirming the report, the State Police Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah said Sani was killed when he resisted being kidnapped by the hoodlums.
“Today at about 1:35 p.m., unknown gunmen attacked Sabon-Garin Dumburawa in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
“During the unfortunate incident, the bandits shot sporadically with sophisticated weapons, and killed the 55-year-old APC Chairman in Batsari local Government Area after he resisted being kidnapped.”
He added that Operation Puff Adder and Sharan Daji have begun an immediate search in the forest in order to arrest the culprits.