An immigration officer and his sister have been killed and his spouse was kidnapped after gunmen stormed Gudi, the ancestral residence city of Nasarawa Governor Abdullahi Sule, in Akwanga native authorities.
Immigration officer Salisu Usman, the nephew to the previous Minister of Data, Labaran Maku, was kidnapped alongside his spouse. He was later killed and his spouse continues to be being held hostage. Salisu Usman’s sister, Sa’adatu Usman, a 400- degree pupil of Usmanu Danfodio College, Sokoto, was additionally killed in the course of the operation.
It was gathered that the operation occurred round 8pm on Tuesday, July 14.
Talking to The Nation, father of the victims, retired ASP Usman Salisu, mentioned the gunmen scaled the fence to realize entry earlier than firing three photographs on the Late Sa’adatu by her window.
“I used to be on the dinning desk consuming after I heard the primary gun shot, second shot then third, as a police officer, I concluded these are robbers. Then shortly I heard my youngsters screaming with their late sister in a pool of blood.
“I rapidly put a name to certainly one of my associates, who can be a retired police officer. However earlier than the police got here, they’d killed my daughter and went away with my son, Usman Salisu who’s an Immigration officer and his spouse earlier than they later killed him,” Usman mentioned.
Comptroller of Immigration within the state, Zainab Lawal, confirmed the incident.
“Nigeria Immigration Officer, (NIS) Superintendent Salisu Usman and his spouse was kidnapped at gunpoint and he was later killed whereas his sister was shot on the spot which led to her demise instantly,” Lawal mentioned.