Armed bandits assassinate Fulani community leader in Kaduna

Armed bandits have assassinated a Fulani group chief in Doka, Kajuru Native Authorities Space of Kaduna state, Alhaji Lawal Musa, popularly often called Alhaji Maijama’a. 

 

The State Commissioner of Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed this in a press release on Monday March 21, stated that late Musa was brutally killed by armed bandits in his settlement, proper earlier than his household on Sunday, March 21. 

 

Aruwan stated that the deceased labored carefully with with different group leaders in the direction of the success of peace constructing efforts in Doka space of Kajuru.

 

“He was on a bike along with his elder brother Alhaji Gide Musa when some assailants opened hearth on them. Alhaji Gide Musa escaped with gunshot accidents, whereas the gunmen obtained maintain of Alhaji Maijama’a and hacked him to demise. He has since been buried in response to Islamic rites. His brother is recuperating in an undisclosed hospital,” stated Aruwan. 

 

“Alhaji Lawal Musa’s contributions have been instrumental in the direction of the re-opening of the Doka weekly Market, peaceable resumption of actions at deserted locations of worship and resumption of grazing and farming within the Doka common space.”  

 

Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed disappointment on the report of the assassination, and hailed the deceased as an exemplary chief and a champion of peaceable coexistence. He prayed for the repose of Alhaji Lawal Musa’s soul, and despatched his condolences to his household.

 

The Governor additionally wished the brother of the deceased, Alhaji Gide Musa, a speedy restoration.

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