... Same day APC chairman in Batsari LGA, Abdulhamid Ruma was murdered
The District Head of Yantumaki, Dan-Musa Local Government Area, of Katsina state, Alhaji Abu Atiku has been murdered by unknown gunmen.
Atiku was murdered last Sunday when the All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman of Batsari Local Government Area in the state Abdulhamid Ruma, was murdered.
The state police command has confirmed the brutal killing of the district head in Katsina, saying that his killers arrived his residence at about midnight armed with AK- 47 riffles with which the killed him.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Superintendent Gambo Isah, said the hoodlums came to the residence of the chief at about midnight on May 31, 2020, armed with AK 47 rifles.
"They shot the District Head and his security guard, one Gambo Chakau and escaped into the forest.
"The victims were taken to the Dan-Musa General Hospital where the District Head was confirmed dead while the security guard was admitted and he is responding to treatment."
Same Sunday afternoon, some unidentified gunmen murdered the Batsari Local Government Area Chairman of the APC in the state, Abdulhamid Ruma.
Sources said that the party chieftain was killed when he arrived his country home of Sabon-Gari Danbasawa, from Batsari town.
"The moment he arrived his village and was about entering his house, some gunmen emerged from the bush and shot him several times on the head and chest and he died on the spot.
"His corpse had been deposited at the Batsari General Hospital and he is most likely to be buried later today (Sunday)."
The APC Katsina Central zonal Chairman, Mamman Yaro Batsari, confirmed the story.