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Bandits kill Zamfara lawmaker; kidnap son and driver

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Bandits have killed the lawmaker representing Shinkafi Constituency in the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Muhammad Ahmad.

The Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, of the Assembly, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura made this known to newsmen in Gusau.

Jafaru-Kaura said that the gunmen also kidnapped the lawmaker’s son and driver.

He said the incident occurred on Tuesday at Sheme in Kastina State while Ahmad was on his way to Kano.

“Ahmad was taking his son to a hospital in Kano.

“The lawmaker’s son and driver were kidnapped by the bandits,’’ Jafaru-Kaura said.

Zamfara and Katsina, neighbouring states in the North West, are among places where bandits have been wreaking havoc In recent times.

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