The Deputy Leader Song Local Government Legislative Council in Adamawa state, Hon. Ishaya Bakano, was murdered in his home in the early hours of today Saturday, July 23.
Confirming this development to Nigeriana, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, said the police received a report at about 1am today that the home of the 60-year-old politician located at Bannga had been invaded by some unknown gunmen who shot sporadically.
Nguroje stated that the police on arrival found the politician in a pool of his blood. He was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
He said the police is currently on the trail of the suspected gunmen.