One of the campaign facilitators of Kaduna state Governor-elect, Nasir El-Rufai has been killed by obscure shooters. Markus Ishaya was killed on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the Jema’a Local Government Area of the state.
The professional killers allegedly trailed the late Ishaya to his town, Atuku Kasa where they shot him a few times. News of his demise was uncovered by El-Rufai’s representative, Samuel Aruwan, through via a statement.
“His family informed us that unknown gunmen stormed his residence and shot him several times. The men, two in number, were well armed and did not pick any property in his residence except carrying out the ungodly act.”
“The Police have confirmed the incident. The Police have also visited the scene of the crime and have commenced investigation. While we appreciate their prompt action, our expectation is that the security agencies will fully investigate this killing and prosecute the perpetrators.”
“Security agencies must adequately protect all Nigerians irrespective of their status and standing.”
The governor-elect, who won the April 11 elections in the state, has also mourned Ishaya and expressed his sympathies to the family of the deceased.