The Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Hussain, has been shot dead by suspected bandits.
It was gathered that Hussain was kileld alongside the chairman of the association in Toto Local Government Area, Mohammed Umar, on Friday night.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ramham Nansel, confirmed the incidents in a statement.
Nansel noted that the remains of the two victims have been taken to the hospital after they were evacuated by police personnel who were deployed to the scene.
“On 2/4/2021 at about 7pm, information was received that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits attacked and killed one Mohammed Hussaini, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa State and Mohammed Umar, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Toto LGA at Garaku market.
“Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe swiftly deployed Operation Puff Adder II personnel to the scene where the two corpses were recovered and taken to the hospital,” he said.