The former chairman of Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina State, Lawal Dako, has died from injuries sustained when banfits shot at him on Friday.
He passed away at Ahmadu Bello Teaching Hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Salisu Maijigiri, Katsina State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who confirmed the incident to newsmen described the security situation in the state as worrisome.
Maijigiri also revealed that the grand-daughter of the party council chairman was shot dead by the terrorists during the attack.
Meanwhile, armed men suspected to be terrorists stormed the residence of Abubakar Yahaya, a member of the House of Representatives representing the Kusada, Ingawa, Kankiya Federal Constituency, in Katsina, and kidnapped two of his relatives.
A source in Kusada, Hayatu Baraya, said the armed men who abducted two of the lawmaker’s relatives, identified as Suleiman Musa and Talatu Musa, also left one Jamilu Musa in a pool of his blood.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday night at Gidan Mutum, Kusada Local Government Area of Katsina State.