It was earlier reported that a All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman was brutally murdered in Abuja. More details have emerged about his death.
The deceased identified as Alhaji Husaini Sarki Kaida, the APC chairman of Dobi ward in Gwagwalada Area Council, was killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Saturday.
It was gathered that the gunmen also kidnapped the deceased 15-year-old daughter identified as Saude.
A member of the deceased family, Ibrahim Sarki, said the incident happened around 1:20 a:m on Saturday, at the deceased resident in Kaida village in the area council.
He said the gunmen who were many came went to the deceased house with sophisticated weapons; they knocked on the door and when he opened, they shot and killed him.
“The sound of gun shot attracted my attention and before we realised what was happening, we saw the lifeless body of the APC ward chairman lying on the floor. They shot him on the chest and he died instantly,” he said.
He said the remains of the APC ward chairman had been buried at according to Islamic rites, even as he said the family were yet to establish contact with the kidnappers of the 15 year-old girl.
According to Daily Trust, the deceased was early last year abducted by gunmen at his Kaida village, in which N2 million ransom was paid before he was set free.