A member of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Mohammad Jengeru, has been shot dead by suspected bandits
It was gathered that the lawmaker was killed by the gunmen along Sheme- Funtua Road in Katsina State on Wednesday morning.
The Clerk of the Zamfara House House of Assembly, Saidu Anka, who confirmed the incident said Ahmed was traveling to his town when he was attacked by the bandits.
His funeral prayers would be held at Sheikh Ahmed Umar Kanoma Mosque by 11 o’clock on Wednesday.
Until his death, the deceased was the chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation.
Ahmed was killed hours after key politicians in the state defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)