Former Chairman Peoples Democratic Party PDP Tafa local government council in Niger state Sule Ishaya has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.
Similarly his wife has been whisked away to an unknown destination by the gunmen.
The gunmen are said to have invaded former Chairman house yesterday night in New Bwari community of Tafa local government council and stabbed him with knife before shooting him to ensure that he is dead.
It was learnt that the gunmen gain access to house of the deceased with use of ladder to scale his fence.
Some community members lamented that it was only the deceased house that was attacked by those gunmen.
Family members and PDP said that they are yet to be contacted by the gunmen for any ransome to secure release of the deceased wife whose where about is still unknown.
When contacted Police Public Relations Officer Niger state Command DSP Wasiu Abiodun said investigation into the matter has commenced.
Meanwhile some gunmen in their large number have attacked Muazu Babangida secondary school at Sarkin Pawa in Munya local government council however did not meet any student in the school.
An eye witness said the bandits invaded the school with ten pickups but ended up beating up the security guards who are now recieving treatment at Sarkin Pawa General hospital.
Inv Int Aliu.