Sokoto: Unknown gunmen kill PDP treasurer, kidnap couple 


Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday killed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) treasurer of  Yabo  local government in Sokoto state, Alhaji Nafi’u Tambari Dayawa,and  kidnapped a couple for ransom.

A source close to the family who does not want his name in print said the unidentified  gunmen stormed  Dagawa village of Yabo local government at about 2 am on and went to the deceased residence  shooting sporadically. 

“The unknown gunmen stormed the village around 2am  Friday and killed the treasurer at his  resident  in Dagawa community on that fateful night,” he said.

The source also revealed that the  bandits abducted a   married couple in the village for ransom.

The sources said although the attacks was the first of its kind in the area, many people sustain various degree of gunshot injuries.

Late Dagawa was loved by people  because of  his philanthropic posture in the village.