Saidu Kolaku, a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Adamawa State, have been killed by unknown gunmen.
The gunmen were reported to have invaded Kolaku home on Saturday and shot him dead.
Confirming the killing of the zonal vice-chairman of the MACBAN (Adamawa south), the State Police spokesperson, Sulaiman Nguroje, said Kolaku was confirmed dead when he was rushed to the hospital.
He said: “Unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the Fulani leader located at Sabon Pegi in Mayo Belwa local government, shot him and left him in the pool of his blood.
“Following the incident, a distress call was forwarded to the police who rushed to the scene and took the victim to the hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.”
“Indeed, police received the death of the slain man with shock because of his invaluable contribution towards fighting crime and criminality especially his gallantry in the fight against kidnappers,” he said.
“The command has launched manhunt for the fleeing culprits and God’swilling, they will be tracked down and brought to justice.”