A lawmaker in Song Local Government Council of Adamawa State, Ishaya Bakano has been killed by gunmen.
A gang of armed men stormed the lawmaker’s residence in his hometown, Bannga, in the early hours of Saturday, shooting his son and whisking him away before killing him a few hours after.
Meanwhile, his son sustained gunshot injuries and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.
Spokesperson of the Adamawa Police Command, SP. Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident explained that the security agencies are doing everything possible to apprehend the perpetrators and the Police are investigating the killing.
Bakano was until his death the deputy leader of Song Local Government Council. He represented Gudu Mboi Ward in the Council.
Although investigations are ongoing, there are speculations that he was assassinated.