Former Commissioner for Education in Katsina state killed by armed robbers

Prof. Halimatu Sa’adiya Idris, a former Commissioner for Education in Katsina state, was reportedly killed after she was accosted by armed robbers yesterday Sunday July 22nd, along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

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Facebook user Comr Musa Sanusi who shared the story, said the former Commissioner for Education, was killed alongside other travelers on the busy road in the attack which occurred near Gidan Busa village, located between Jere and Kateri along the expressway.

He wrote;

Innalillahi wa’inna ilaihi raju’un!

I just learnt that we lost our former Katsina state commissioner of Education Prof. “HALIMATU SA’ADIYA IDRIS” who died as a result of gunshot by bandits yesterday night along Kaduna/Abuja road

May her gently soul continue to rest in perfect peace Ameen.

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This is coming few months after it was also reported that Bayelsa State former Commissioner for Investment, Trade and Industry, Ayekeme Masa, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Yenagoa, the state capital.

The late Masa served in the first tenure of Governor Seriake Dickson. Investigations revealed that the late commissioner died at the Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa where he was rushed to. Police sources disclosed that Masa, 64 and father of three, was shot at his residence along Palm Avenue behind the popular Bolex lounge in Yenagoa.

Sources disclosed further that the killers were in his sitting room having argument with his wife, when he arrived home. He was said to have walked into the argument between his wife and the unknown gunmen. His attempt to escape proved abortive as he was shot by the assailants.

One of the security men in his house told police investigators that he heard gunshots and came out of his cubicle to meet the injured body of his boss outside the gate. Masa’s killing came after reports of the shooting of a journalist attached to the Government House by suspected armed robbers.

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  1. This is the kind of news i wish to be hearing because if they had provide security then it won’t happen but I’m happy that such class in Nigeria is experiencing same thing with the poor… God more untimely death to our politicians because none is worth living ..

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