A VILLAGE head, Anja Mallam was reportedly shot dead after some suspected bandits invaded Dogon Daji in Sanga local government area of Kaduna State.
The attack which led to the death of the village head occurred over the weekend in his residence.
A statement signed by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan on behalf of the state government confirmed the incident on Sunday.
According to Aruwan, the government was informed of the development by security agencies.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report and prayed for the repose of the soul of the village head.
“The Governor sent condolences to the family of the deceased, and the entire community of Dogon Daji over the shocking and brutal killing,” he said.
According to the commissioner, investigations into the incident is ongoing pledging that the perpetrators would be brought to book.