A member of the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Murtala Attahiru Wauru, who represented the Gada West Constituency was killed by an unknown gunmen last night in Mabera, Sokoto State.
According to an anonymous source, the dead legislator was found in a pool of his own blood. His assailants made away with his car.
Other details of the incident are not yet available.
Wauru, who would have turned 45 in just over a week, was a graduate of the Sokoto State Polytechnic.