The Kaduna State Authorities on Monday night mentioned a Fulani group chief in Doka common space of Kajuru Native Authorities Space, Alhaji Lawal Musa, popularly generally known as Alhaji Maijama’a, was assassinated by armed bandits on Sunday night time.
This was contained in an announcement issued on Monday by Samuel Aruwan Commissioner, Ministry of Inner Safety and House Affairs, Kaduna.
The assertion reads: “This was reported to the Kaduna State Authorities by safety companies on Sunday. Alhaji Lawal Musa was a Fulani group chief within the Doka common space of Kajuru LGA who labored carefully with with different group leaders in the direction of the success of peace constructing efforts within the space.
“Alhaji Lawal Musa was brutally killed by armed bandits in his settlement, proper earlier than his household.
“He was on a motorbike together with his elder brother Alhaji Gide Musa when some assailants opened hearth on them. Alhaji Gide Musa escaped with gunshot accidents, whereas the gunmen bought maintain of Alhaji Maijama’a and hacked him to demise.
“He has since been buried based on Islamic rites. His brother is recuperating in an undisclosed hospital.”
Aruwan additional mentioned
“Alhaji Lawal Musa’s contributions have been instrumental in the direction of the re-opening of the Doka weekly Market, peaceable resumption of actions at deserted locations of worship and resumption of grazing and farming within the Doka common space.”
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed unhappiness on the report of the assassination, and hailed the deceased as an exemplary chief and a champion of peaceable coexistence. He prayed for the repose of Alhaji Lawal Musa’s soul, and despatched his condolences to his household.
“The Governor additionally wished the brother of the deceased, Alhaji Gide Musa, a speedy restoration,” the assertion mentioned