Damaturu — Gunmen have killed member representing Ningere local government in the Yobe House of Assembly, Hon. Adamu Deguri.
The gunmen attacked the lawmaker at his residence at Unguwar Tandari in Potiskum around 9am this morning.
An eye witness said, "We were waiting to see him at his house located at Unguwar Tandari as usual. When he came out to attend to us on his way to Damaturu, the gunmen shot him twice and escaped. We all scampered for safety. He was rushed to hospital were he was confirmed dead"
A source with the Police confirmed the attack. "We received the signal but we don't have the details of the attack yet but we learnt that he is the chairman of the House Committee on Special Duties," the source told Daily Trust.