The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari is currently at the residence of the Commissioner of Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir, who was assassinated.
Naija News had earlier reported that gunmen murdered the commissioner inside his home located in Fatima Shema Estate in Katsina metropolis.
The Commissioner was stabbed in the stomach in his sitting room while his body was dragged into a toilet where it was locked.
The State Governor, top members of his cabinet and security operatives are currently at the residence of the deceased to retrieve his corpse.
It was gathered that the Commissioner of Police in the state and the Director of Department of State Services were at the scene of the incident as their men forced open the door of the apartment where he was killed.
The Police Commissioner later said the corpse had been recovered and evacuated to Federal Medical Centre, Katsina.
“He was stabbed last night but we discovered this evening. A suspect has been arrested and investigation is ongoing,” the CP said.
The deceased’s phone and that of another person were recovered at the scene.
Until his death, Nasir represented Mani/Bindawa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 2007 to 2011and served as the Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Masari on Science and Technology.
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