People’s Democratic Party chieftain, Alhaji Lawal Dako has been killed by gunmen in Sabuwa Local Government area of Kastina state. He was shot five times at the council and his granddaughter who was with him during the incident was not speared by the gunmen.
He was then rushed to the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria where he passed on. Until his death, he is the People’s Democratic Party Chairman for the Local Government.
PDP Kastina State Chairman, Alhaji Salisu Majigiri has confirmed the development and described the current security situation in the state as worrisome.
“My party chairman in Sabuwa was shot five times by bandits who also killed his granddaughter who was with him during the attack”, he said.
“The security situation in Katsina is of great concern to us and should be to peace-loving Nigerians.
“When you are doing something and there is no positive result, you are expected to change your strategies. From all indications, the APC government in Katsina has no clue to the security problems facing the state. We are really worried.”
The 60-year-old late party chairman died on Friday and has been buried according to Islamic rites.
In another development, The spokesman for the state police command, Gambo Isah, was yet to react to enquiries on the incident as of Sunday.