Katsina state commissioner for science and technology has been assassinated.
It was gathered that the commissioner Dr. Rabe Nasir was assassinated in his residence at Fatima Shema Estate in Katsina metropolis.
A friend of the deceased said, “Late Nasir was shot after Asr prayer in his residence here in Fatima Shema Estate.”
“He was stabbed in the stomach in his sitting room while his body was dragged into a toilet where it was locked.”
According to the Police Commissioner “He was stabbed last night but we discovered this evening. A suspect has been arrested and investigation is ongoing”.
He was the Special Advisor to Governor Aminu Masari on Science and Technology before he was eventually appointed a commissioner.
The deceased was born in Mani, Mani local government area of Katsina.