The Katsina State Commissioner of Science and Technology, Dr. Rabe Nasir, has been killed.
Daily Trust gathered that he was gunned down at his residence in Fatima Shema Estate in Katsina metropolis.
A source said he was killed on Wednesday while another said his assailants struck on Thursday.
A friend of the deceased said, “Late Nasir was shot after Asr prayer in his residence here in Fatima Shema Estate.”
Another account is that he was stabbed in the stomach in his sitting room while his body was dragged into a toilet where it was locked.
He was the Special Advisor to Governor Aminu Masari on Science and Technology before he was eventually appointed a commissioner.
The deceased was born in Mani, Mani local government area of Katsina.