The Katsina State Commissioner of Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir, has been assassinated.
Confirming the tragic incident on Thursday, Senator Shehu Sani said;
“The assassination of Katsina State commissioner of science and technology Dr Rabe Nasir by bandits is tragic,sad and unfortunate.May his soul Rest In Peace.Amin.”
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Daily Trust gathered that he was killed at his residence in Fatima Shema Estate in Katsina metropolis.
A source said he was killed on Wednesday while another said his assailants struck on Thursday.
A friend of the deceased said, “Late Nasir was shot after Asr prayer in his residence here in Fatima Shema Estate.”
But when Daily Trust visited his residence, someone, who craved anonymity, said he was killed last night.
“He was stabbed in the stomach in his sitting room while his body was dragged into a toilet where it was locked.”
He was the Special Advisor to Governor Aminu Masari on Science and Technology before he was eventually appointed a commissioner.
The deceased was born in Mani, Mani local government area of Katsina.