By Sani Wilson Enemona
Some yet-to-be identified gunmen suspected to be bandits reportedly killed a newly-elected councillor in the 11-April 2022 Local Government election in Katsina State on Wednesday in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.
A source, who spoke to newsmen on the grounds of anonymity, stated that the hoodlums, who were no fewer than ten invaded Gozaki community, the hometown of the murdered councillor, riding on motorcycles at about 12:15 a.m.
HausaToday gathered that the late Nasiru Magaji, was elected councillor barely a week ago under the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) platform to represent Gozaki ward in Kafur Local Government Area of the State, was shot and killed by the gun wielding hoodlums on Wednesday.
The source also narrated that in an attempt to save his life, the newly-elected Gozaki ward councillor was rushed to Malumfashi General Hospital where he was eventually confirmed dead by the medical staff on duty.
However, the hoodlums who were reported to have earlier abducted two of the councillors wives in the attack, freed the captives along the way and have been reunited with their family, the source added.