Kidnappers Kill Bauchi Lawmaker’s Son
The eldest son of Bala Ali, a lawmaker representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, has been killed by suspected kidnappers.
Thelagostimes gathered that this was disclosed by House member representing Burra constituency, Ado Wakili, at a plenary of the Assembly on Tuesday.
The plenary was presided over by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Danlami Ahmed Kawule.
Spokesman of Speaker Abubakar Suleiman, Abdul Burra stated that the announcement of the loss was part of proceedings of the Assembly during plenary on Tuesday.
Burra said that Baballe Dambam, representing Dambam/Zagaya/Jalam Constituency, while narrating what happened, explained that the deceased was kidnapped by unknown people who held him for days and subsequently killed him.
He described the incident as shocking, adding that the funeral prayers for the deceased had already taken place.
He further announced that the lawmakers would pay a condolence visit to the member and his family immediately after the plenary.