District head of Madagali, in Adamawa State, Dr. Sa’ad Danburam, has been shot dead in Maiduguri, Borno State by gunmen.
The news of the death of Danburam filtered into Adamawa State, Saturday night, as he was said to have been shot after the evening Muslim prayers.
Detail of his killing was still sketchy, though Adamawa State Police Command had confirmed the killing.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim, who confirmed to Vanguard on telephone, said the traditional ruler was killed in Maiduguri while on a visit to Borno State.
Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State shares common border with Borno State.
Madagali, which produces the Adamawa State Deputy Governor, Mr Bala Ngillari and the Speaker, Adamawa State House of Assembly, Mr Ahmadu Fintiri, had already been thrown into mourning with the killing of Danburam.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.