A member representing Baraza Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Musa Mante, has been killed by suspected gunmen.
The lawmaker was reportedly killed on Thursday night at his residence in Dass, Bauchi State.
The Bauchi State Police Command confirmed the incident on Friday morning.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil said: “Two of his wives and a son were kidnapped by the gunmen.”
He promised that the police would make more details available later on.
Wakili, however, disclosed that a crack team of police personnel have been mobilised to the area to commence an immediate investigation to rescue the victims and apprehend the perpetrators.