Markus Ishaya, one of the local campaign coordinators of Kaduna state governor-elect and former FCT Minister, Nasir El-Rufai, was killed yesterday April 21st by unknown gunmen at his residence in Atuku Kasa, Atuku Ward of Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state.
In a statement released by Mallam El Rufai’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, he said Ishaya, who was El-Rufai’s coordinator in Atuku ward in the state, was trailed to his village by 2 gunmen and was shot severally.
“His family informed us that unknown gunmen stormed his residence and shot him several times. The men, two in number, were well armed and did not pick any property in his residence except carrying out the ungodly act. The Police have confirmed the incident. The Police have also visited the scene of the crime and have commenced investigation. While we appreciate their prompt action, our expectation is that the security agencies will fully investigate this killing and prosecute the perpetrators. Security agencies must adequately protect all Nigerians irrespective of their status and standing,” the statement read
“Our empathy and prayers go to the family of Mr. Markus Ishaya and the entire community over this callous murder and desecration of human life. May Almighty God grant his soul eternal rest and give his family and friends the fortitude to bear this painful loss.