A former chairman of People’s Democratic party (PDP) in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State, Sule Ishaya has been killed by unknown gunmen.
It was reported that the gunmen invaded Ishaya’s house on Sunday night at New Bwari community of Tafa and stabbed him in the stomach with a knife before shooting him to death.
According to a family source, the gunmen had gained entrance into the house of the deceased using a ladder to scale the fence.
According to one the chieftains People’s Democratic party in around who pleaded anonymity confirmed that it was the only Ishaya house that was attacked by the gunmen.
He said that the attacked was a calculated attack and not a ransom attack, adding that the PDP in the state is seeing it as an assassination.
After the attack, the wife of the victim was whisk away by attackers and the family are yet to hear from the abductors to know their demand for her release.
The Public Relations Officer of command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun confirned the incident, saying that the police is investigating the matter.