Saidu Kolaku, the zonal vice chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been shot dead.
Kolaku was confirmed dead after unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the Fulani leader located at Sabon Pegi in Mayo Belwa Local Government and shot him.
His death was confirmed by the police spokesman in Adamawa State, Sulaiman Nguroje in a statement.
The statement reads: “Unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the Fulani leader located at Sabon Pegi in Mayo Belwa local government, shot him and left him in the pool of his blood.
“Following the incident, a distress call was forwarded to the police who rushed to the scene and took the victim to the hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty”.
Nguroje, a deputy superintendent of police, said the Adamawa State police commissioner also added that he has dispatched officials of the homicide department to investigate the murder.
‘’Indeed, police received the death of the slain man with shock because of his invaluable contribution towards fighting crime and criminality especially his gallantry in the fight against kidnappers.
“The command has launched manhunt for the fleeing culprits and God’swilling, they will be tracked down and brought to justice,” he added.
Kolaku was an executive of MACBAN in Adamawa South until he was shot dead on Saturday, August 3rd 2019.