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Bandits Kill Former Zamfara APC Governorship Aspirant Along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

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Bandits on Sunday killed a former governorship aspirant in the 2019 election in Zamfara State, Sagir Hamidu.

Hamidu, who had vied for governorship on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), was killed along the ever busy Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

He was shot dead by the attackers when they opened fire on travellers near Rijana around 4 pm, Daily Nigerian reports.

Security sources who confirmed his death said “he was among those hit by the kidnappers bullets”.

A survivor who spoke on condition of anonymity said, “The kidnappers took advantage of the damage on the road, which forced on and off-coming motorists to move slowly on a single lane.”