Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, the private aide to former Sokoto State Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
The Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senator Wamakko, Bashir Rabe Mani, who confirmed the incident mentioned that Abbey,50, was kidnapped on Thursday evening, March 18.
His corpse was discovered dumped alongside a street to Durbawa city in Kware Native Authorities Space of Sokoto on Friday, March 19.
The deceased was buried on Friday evening in accordance with Islamic rites. His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodiyo Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Sheikh Abubakar Shehu Na Liman.
The funeral prayer was attended by Senator Wamakko, the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi; the Sokoto APC appearing chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida; conventional rulers , Islamic clerics, members of the Nationwide and State Assemblies, serving and retired civil servants in addition to hundreds of sympathisers, amongst others.
He’s survived by a spouse and 5 youngsters.