Bandits have killed Lawal Dahiru, a steward working in the Katsina State Government House after collecting N5m ransom.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the incident, said Dahiru was kidnapped 24 days ago on his farmland, not far away from the 35 Battalion Natsinta, Nigerian Army Barracks, along the Jibiya-Katsina Road.
Late Dahiru is survived by four wives, about 20 children and grandchildren. He has since been buried according to Islamic rites.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Saturday, October 29, 2022, paid a condolence visit to the family members of the deceased.