Gunmen Killed Lecturer In Kaduna

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on July 20, 2014 0 Comments

There was wild uproar on Saturday, at Kinkinau GRA, Kaduna, when a senior lecturer with the Shehu Idris College of a Health Technology, Kaduna was shot death in his residence.

The tragic incident was said to have occurred at His Kinkinau GRA residence around 9pm.

A credible sources inform that the incident occurred around 9pm on Saturday at his Kinkinau GRA residence shortly after the victims’ return from ‘Asham’ prayers.

“He rushed home to attend to a call from home of some ‘visitors’ waiting for him. Unknown to him, the ‘visitors’ were the gunmen who earlier had access to the house, took the wife’s phone which was used to place the call and collected unspecified amount of money and other valuables from the wife.

“Mallam Ishiaku ran into the ambush and was made to surrender his phone and money before finally being shot point blank by the assailants in his room.”

The District Head of Ungwan Muazu and Cikasauron Zazzau, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Idris while confirming the incident, described it as unfortunate the way human life is devalued.

He condemned the killings and called on residents of the community to continue to remain vigilant and pray to God to protect the community and expose the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

The area had recently come under several armed robbery attacks. Two months ago, unknown gunmen shot a Deputy Director in the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) at his residence in the same Kinkinau GRA.

Police spokes person, Aminu Lawan described the incident as unfortunate, saying that investigations have commenced with a view to establishing the motive behind the killing.

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