Gunmen suspected to be assassins have invaded a Fulani settlement and shot dead a 30-year-old man, Abdulmumin Jagaba, near Sabon-Gari village in Kwali Area Council in the FCT -Daily Trust
A resident of the community who confirmed the incident said it happened around 11 pm on Monday, when the gunmen invaded the settlement and opened fire on the deceased.
He told our source that the assassins shot Jagaba on the forehead and fled in a flash.
He also stated that members of the vigilante in Gada-Biyu were notified and they mobilised to the scene but the assailants had already left.
The gunmen came, shot the young man and left without taking away anything or abducting anybody,” he said.
He said the Kwali Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Tony Obiano, alongside three other policemen and the Ardo of Fulani in Kwali, as well as some members of the vigilante visited the scene where the DPO took statement before the remains of the deceased was buried.
The spokesman for the FCT Police Command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, was yet to pick calls or reply to a text message sent to her phone to confirm the incident as of the time of filling this report.