The lawmaker representing Shinkafi Constituency in the Zamfara House of Assembly, Muhammad Ahmad, has been killed by suspected bandits.

The Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, of the assembly, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, who revealed this on Wednesday in Gusau said  the incident occurred on Tuesday at Sheme in Kastina State on his way to Kano.

He said the gunmen also kidnapped the lawmaker’s son and driver.

“He was taking his son to a hospital in Kano. The lawmaker’s son and driver were kidnapped by the bandits,’’ Jafaru-Kaura said.

Ahmad, who was the Walin Jangeru, was the Chairman House Committee on Finance, Budget and Appropriations.

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