According to a recent report, the Katsina Commissioner Got Assassinated and this sad took place today after some armed men stormed his residence at Fatima Shema Housing Estate in the Katsina metropolis.
According to Premium Times , Dr Rabe Nasir, who happened to be the commissioner for science and technology innovations for the Katsina State government met his death after Gunmen who were alleged to be hired assassins found their way into the room where the commissioner spent his time and shot him.
One of his family members who narrated the aftermath of the incident explained that the terrible incident took place after the Late commissioner concluded his normal prayers in his residence.
Dr Nasir was a graduate from the following reputable educational institutions namely:- the University of Abuja, University of Kansas Lawrence, Bayero University Kano, and Government Secondary School Giwa, Kaduna State.
Between the years, 2007-2011, Rabe Nasir represented the Mani-Bindawa Federal constituency after he got elected to be a member of the House of representatives and before he became a commissioner, he previously worked with the Nigerian EFCC and Department of State Services (DSS).
Between 2015 & 2019, Dr Nasir was appointed by the Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari to become the special adviser on science and technology before his position in the governor’s cabinet got elevated to a commissioner.
An undisclosed person who narrated his side of his story on the incident made the following statement:-
“ My uncle called me to the scene to see what the Gunmen did to the commissioner and when I arrived at the residence, I discovered that it was sealed by security forces who were undergoing some investigations on the Assassinated commissioner”.
” From what we saw, the assassins who killed the commissioner locked his lifeless body in the toilet located in his bedroom”
” After the locked up his body in the toilet, one of his family members noticed bloodstains in his room and they began a manhunt for him and in the process, someone discovered his body through the toilet window and after checking his pulse, we discovered that he had died hours ago”.
How the State government reacted to the news on the Katsina Commissioner Assassination
Reports from Premium Times revealed that some top aides to the Katsina State government had already visited the scene of the murder and so far, the Police and state government do not want to speak on this matter to the public.
As the Katsina Commissioner Got Assassinated, it could serve as an eye opener to everyone especially people leaving in places with extreme security challenges that nobody is safe until the tensions die down in the country.