Saturday, 11 August 2012

Gunmen kill Banker in Maiduguri

From Niyitabiti

Unknown gunmen shot and killed a young banker in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital yesterday. The banker was breaking his fast because of the ramadan on friday evening when the incident happened.
Sources disclosed that the banker known as Yakubu Abdullahi was in company of his friends when the gunmen entered with sophisticated guns and opened fire on him.The other people with him escaped but Abdullahi who was the target of the assasination was not lucky.
The Police Public Relations Officer of Borno State command,Gideon Jibrin who confirmed the incident said that the state commissioner of police has already ordered full scale investigation into the matter. He did not state if the killing was carried out by members of the islamist group, Boko Haram or not.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the killing yet.

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