Katsina state Commissioner for science, technology and innovation, Rabe Nasir, has been assassinated.
Mr Nasir was killed in his private residence in Katsina Thursday evening. A former State Security Service officer, Mr Nasir also worked with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.
Multiple family sources confirm that the commissioner was assassinated in his residence at Fatima Shema Housing Estate and assassins locked up his corpse in the toilet of his bedroom.
He also represented Mani/Bindawa federal constituency at the National Assembly from 2007 to 2011.
Mr Nasir was Governor Aminu Masari’s special adviser on science and technology from 2015 to 2019 from where he was elevated to the position of a commissioner.
More details to follow.