The District Head of Kucheri in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Ibrahim Madawaki, has been confirmed dead, killed by unidentified gunmen.
This was confirmed in a statement released in Gusau on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Muhammad Shehu.
The PPRO disclosed that the district head was killed in front of his house at about 9:00 p.m on Friday when some unidentified gunmen invaded Kucheri town.
Shehu said that when the police visited the scene of the crime, they discovered that nothing was removed from the house of the deceased suggesting that they did not come to rob but to kill.
He also disclosed that the Commissioner of police in the state, Mr. Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered investigation into the incident and the perpetrators brought to book.
He also called on the public to aid the police by reporting activities of hoodlums promptly, in order to enable the police curb security challenges in the state.