Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko’s personal Aide , Alhaji Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, who was abducted Thursday night in Sokoto by gunmen has been killed.
He was buried on Friday night.
His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodiyo Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Sheikh Abubakar Shehu Na Liman.
The funeral prayer was attended by Senator Wamakko, the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi; he Sokoto APC acting chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida; traditional rulers , Islamic clerics, members of the National and State Assemblies, serving and retired civil servants as well as thousands of sympathisers, among others.
The deceased, according to a statement by Bashir Rabe Mani , Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senator Wamakko, was 50.
Abbey, the statement said, was abducted and killed on Thursday night while his corpse was found on the road to Durbawa town in Kware local Government of Sokoto State.
He is survived by a wife and five children .
The statement prayed Almighty Allah to grant him Aljannat Firdaus and give his family, Wamakko and people of the state , the formidable fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.