The Katsina State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir, has been killed by gunmen.
It was gathered the deceased might have been killed at his residence on Wednesday night.
According to a neighbour who craved anonymity, the commissioner’s lifeless body was discovered after he failed to return several calls made to his phone.
“More worrisome is we are all living near the state Police Command,” he added.
As of the time of filing the report, the Police are yet to make any statement.