Unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed a Fulani leader, Abdullahi Hardo Buruku popularly known as Alhaji Malam, in Lamba town, Asa LGA of Kwara state.
Information was gathered by newsmen that the gunmen stormed the town around 12 midnight on Wednesday, shooting sporadically to scare residents and other Villante groups.
The sister of the deceased, Aina’u Hardo Buruku, confirmed the incident on Wednesday.
She said the gunmen met the victim in his bedroom and murdered him in cold blood, shot on the spot without hesitating.
Until his death, the deceased was the chairman, Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, Kwara State branch.
Fulani Development Association mourns sadly at his demise, and pray that Allah should give the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.
She also stated that assassins will not only face their waterloo in this life but will also face judgement in the afterlife, to cut short the life of a gentle and generous soul loved by many.