A Fulani community leader in Doka general area of Kajuru local government, Alhaji Lawal Musa, popularly known as Alhaji Maijama’a, was assassinated by bandits on Sunday night.
Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident Monday night, said Musa was brutally killed by bandits before his family members.
According to him: “Alhaji Lawal Musa was a Fulani community leader in the Doka general area of Kajuru LGA who worked closely with with other community leaders towards the success of peace building efforts in the area.
“He was on a motorcycle with his elder brother Alhaji Gide Musa when some assailants opened fire on them.
“Alhaji Gide Musa escaped with gunshot injuries while the gunmen got hold of Alhaji Maijama’a and hacked him to death.”