Unknown gunmen have shot dead Husaini Sarki Paida, the All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman of Dobi Ward in Gwagwalada Area Council.
The gunmen also kidnapped the deceased 15-year-old daughter identified as Saude.
The Chairman of Gwagwalada Local Government Area, LGA, Adamu Mustapha, confirmed the development in a statement where he expressed shock and sadness over the brutal assassination of the ward chairman.
Mr Mustapha, in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Usman Baba-Lado, said “the council sympathised with the family and the entire good people of council over the gruesome murder of the APC Chairman.”
Mr Baba-Lado condemned the manner in which the deceased was killed, describing it as an “act of wickedness.”
He called on security agencies to ensure those behind the killing were brought to book without delay.