Gunmen have killed a former chairman of Transition Management Committee of Ganye local government area, Sabastine Kaikai. The tragic incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, according to The Nation.
Reports had it that the attackers had gone to the former council chairman’s abode in his village, Kaikai, in Ganye LGA of Adamawa State, and murdered him for reason that remains unknown.
Sabastine Kaikai was said to have visited his country home for the Easter break but met his death only a couple of hours following Easter Monday.
According to a neighbour, “The gunmen came in the middle of the night shooting into the air and rushing to his house.
“He struggled to sneak out of his residence, but they got him. They killed him instantly.”
Also speaking, the Ganye local government Information Officer, Mr Kabiru Njidda, said Tuesday morning that he had confirmed Sabastine Kaikai’s murder to be true.
“The corpse of the late former chairman has been brought to the Ganye General Hospital mortuary,” the information officer said.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, said the command had responded by sending its men after the killers.
He said the Commissioner of Police, Audu Madaki, dispatched a team of officers and men as early as 5.30 am to seek out the gunmen and make them face justice.