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Breaking: Unknown Gunmen Assassinate Popular PDP Legislator [Photo]



Adamawa state has been thrown into mourning as a popular lawmaker was assassinated by armed men in the early hours of Saturday.

Hon. Ishaya Bakano who was shot dead was the Deputy Leader of Song Local Government Legislative Council, Adamawa State.

The gunmen forcefully broke into the lawmaker’s residence situated at Bannga in the early hours of Saturday to commit the murder. Ishaya was the councilor representing Gudu Mboi ward.

According to available source from the family, the assailants also shot the deceased’s son who’s presently receiving medical attention at Song Hospital.

The sad incident was confirmed to pressmen by the Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje.


The PPRO also said that the unfortunate incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday, but promised the police would do everything to bring to book the perpetrators.

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