The Police in Zamfara State have confirmed the homicide of two workers of the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda, by gunmen within the early hours of Wednesday.
SP Mohammed Shehu, Spokesperson of the Zamfara Police Command, confirmed the incident in a press release made accessible to journalists in Gusau on Wednesday.
In keeping with him, the gunmen got here to the home of one of many victims, Usama Nazifi, situated within the low value space of the city, asking him to open the door to his flat.
NAN experiences that when Nazifi shouted for assist, his invaders have been pressured to retreat, unknown to him that they’d solely gone to cover someplace within the neighbourhood.
The witness stated that at this level, his subsequent door neighbour, Bashiru Mohammed, got here into Nazifi’s home to seek out out what was occurring.
The supply, nevertheless, stated the gunmen all of a sudden reappeared whereas Nazifi and Mohammed have been nonetheless discussing the matter and opened fireplace on them, killing the 2 immediately earlier than taking off.
In the meantime, the police spokesman stated the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Abutu Yaro, had already dispatched personnel from the command to path and produce the assailants to guide.
“A discreet investigation is in progress with a view to unravelling the motives behind the killing, in order that justice can take its course on any individual or group present in reference to the act,” he stated.
The police spokesman referred to as on the folks of the world to help in offering credible info that might result in the arrest of the culprits.
Gunmen kill 2 Poly workers in Zamfara