Bandits on Sunday shot dead the village head of Dogon Daji in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr Anja Mallam.
Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed the incident in a statement said the village head was shot at close range.
He however assured investigation to bring the killers to justice has commenced.
Aruwan said: â€œSecurity agencies have reported that armed bandits shot and killed one Anja Mallam, the village head of Dogon Daji, Sanga local government area.
â€œAccording to the report, the bandits raided the residence of the village head and shot him at close range, resulting in his instant death.
â€œGovernor El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and prayed for the repose of the soul of the village head. The Governor sent condolences to the family of the deceased, and the entire community of Dogon Daji over the shocking and brutal killing.
â€œInvestigations into the incident are ongoing.â€