Gunmen kill Bauchi lawmaker, kidnap wives, one-year-old daughter/ Musa Baraza

A lawmaker in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Musa Baraza, has passed away. 

NVS gathered that the lawmaker breathed his last on Thursday night after gunmen invaded his residence at Dass Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakili, who disclosed the development, said a manhunt has already been launched, adding that pepetrators would be brought to book.

Wakili said the lawmaker's wives and his one-year-old daughter were also abducted by the assailants.

Wakili gave their names as Rashida Musa Mante (40), Rahina Musa Mante (35) while the child’s name is Fausar Musa Mante (1).

“Yes, the lawmaker was killed by unknown gunmen, they abducted his wives and his one-year-old daughter,” he was quoted as saying by TheCable, an online medium.

“Presently, the police are on the trail of the suspects but no arrest has been made so far.”

Until his death, Baraza represented Dass constituency in the state house of assembly.