A member representing Baraza Dass constituency in the Bauchi state House of Assembly, Honourable Musa Mante was reportedly killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday, August 13.
According to Leadership newspaper, suspected armed robbers were said to have invaded the lawmaker’s Bauchi state residence late Thursday night.
His wife was also reportedly abducted by the gunmen. The lawmaker had tested positive for COVID-19 some weeks ago and was recuperating at home. A staunch supporter of Mante also broke the news of the lawmaker’s demise on social media.
Minister Abdulwahab Yamai Aliyu wrote: “Hon. Musa Mante, a member of Bauchi State House of Assembly Representing Dass was shot dead by unknown gunmen yesterday night. What a terrible tragedy. May Allah forgive him and grant him eternal rest. Our condolences to Governor Bala Mohammed.”
Hon. Musa Mante, a member of Bauchi State House of Assembly Representing Dass was shot to dead by an unknown gunmen yesterday's night.
What a terrible tragedy.
May Allah forgive him & grant him eternal rest. Our condolences to @SenBalaMohammed @GovBauchi @Hon_MSadiq pic.twitter.com/j2MDut76V7
— Abdulwahab Yamai Aliyu (@Yamai_aliu) August 14, 2020