by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A lawmaker representing Shinkafi constituency in the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad Ahmad, has been reportedly killed by bandits.
The Zamfara State House of Assembly Director-General of Media and Publicity, Mustapha Jafaru, broke the news to newsmen.
According to Jafaru, Hon. Ahmad was killed Tuesday night, a few hours after the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the State.
It was gathered that Ahmad, who was chairman of the House Committee on Finance and Budget, met his Waterloo on his way to Kano.
The burial rites has been fixed for Wednesday morning, in line with Islamic tradition.