Gunmen have killed a former Director of Works at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Hassan Jama’are.
The Links news gathered Jama’re was murdered around 10 pm on Sunday.
He was said to have been shot at close range while he was about to gain entrance to his residence at Tudun Salmanu in the Bauchi metropolis.
The assailants were said to have driven away from his Honda Accord car.
It was further gathered the deceased managed to crawl into his apartment where he raised the alarm, which attracted neighbours to the scene.
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relation Officer PPRO of the Bauchi Command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, said: ”The assailants trailed the ATBU Director of works and when he got to his house and was about to open the gate when the gunmen attacked him by shooting him at close range, seized his Honda Accord car keys and drove away with it.”
He stated further the deceased was rushed to a hospital where he was confirmed dead on arrival, adding no arrest has been made.
He said the Police personnel have been drafted to the area while the investigation is ongoing.