By Babajide Okeowo
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Kampala ward of Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State. Alhaji Ahmodu Mohammed, has been killed by bandits.
He was repeatedly shot several times before he eventually died an eyewitness said.
Ahmodu’s three daughters were also kidnapped by the bandits during the attack.
This latest attack on Thursday is coming on the heels of two previous attacks on the community
The armed men were said to have previously attacked traders at the popular Beji market.
Thursday’s raid by the bandits who numbered about 15 and carried dangerous weapons took place around 2.00am, it was learnt.
The police could not be reached for confirmation of the story but when contacted on phone, former Niger State Chairman of the PDP Alhaji Tanko Beji confirmed the story.
Beji said the remains of the slain Ward leader of the party had been interred according to Islamic injunction.
He also confirmed the kidnap of three daughters of the deceased and described the incident “as unfortunate and pathetic”.