Yesterday morning, in Bauchi and Maiduguri an unidentified gunmen killed a Police Inspector attached to the Government House in Bauchi as well as a retired Pastor of COCIN Church in Maiduguri, Rev. Ilaisha Kabura.
Mobile-gateway gathered that the late police inspector identified as Babangida Danbaba was trailed by his assailants on his way from the mosque along Nasarawa Road in the state capital after early morning prayer.
Some residents along Nasarawa Road confirmed to Mobile-gateway that they heard gunshots, but were not sure exactly where the shots came from and who was the target.
Confirming the incident, the Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ladan said a police inspector attached to the Government House was shot by unknown gunmen.
The Commissioner of Police who said that no arrest had been made in connection with the killing said the police were still investigating the case.
Meanwhile, in Maiduguri, gunmen invaded the residence of a retired Pastor of COCIN Church in Polo ward, Rev. Ilaisha Kabura and shot him dead in the presence of members of his family as they were preparing to go to church
An eyewitness told our correspondent that he saw the two gunmen in front of the Reverend’s family house before they fired several shots at him and fled without being arrested.
He said that when he saw the gunmen, he thought they were visitors of the reverend, until he started hearing gun shots some minutes later.