From Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, said he had received with shock, the news of the killing of the member representing Dass Constituency at the State House of Assembly Hon. Musa Mante Baraza, by an unknown gunmen.
The governor who led top government officials on a condolence visit to the palace of Emir of Dass and the residence of the deceased Saturday, sympathized with the immediate family of the lawmaker, Dass Emirate council , his colleagues in the State House of Assembly over the loss.
He described Hon. Mante’s demise as a great loss to the state and promised to take more stiffer measures to address security concerns in the area.
The governor who condemned the killing of the lawmaker assured the constituents of the commitment of his administration to guarantee the security of their lives and properties.
“Innalillahi Wainna Ilaihi Raji’un, I recieved the killing of our lawmaker by unknown gunmen with great shock and that has shown that we need to put extra efforts in collaboration with the security agencies to ensure the safety of our people.”
“With this unfortunate incident , Bauchi state government will work in close collaboration with security agencies to identify those involved in the killing, so that they will face the full wrath of the law.”
Governor Mohammed therefore prayed that Almighty Allah will receive the soul of the departed and comfort his family.