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Gunmen kill LG staff member in Kwara

09 June 2014, 17:16

Ilorin - Gunmen on Sunday shot dead Baba Seriki-Sanu, a staff member of the Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara, who was on his way to Ilorin on official duty.

Seriki-Sanu, the Treasurer of the Kaiama Emirate Council, was in a bus with other colleagues when the gunmen struck.

The incident happened between Kaiama town and Gwaria, another village in the local government.

The deceased died on the spot while other staff who sustained injuries were taken to the hospital.

The staff were on their way to Ilorin to attend a screening by the state Local Government Service Commission.

Christopher Okun, the Divisonal Police Officer (DPO), Kaiama, confirmed the incident, saying that no arrest had been made.

The Chairman of the council, Alhassan Bagudu, who also confirmed the development,  described it as "shocking and pathetic’’.


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