The attackers ambushed the medical director.
Armed men shot and killed the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Azare, in Bauchi State, on Saturday , police said.
The Public Relations Officer of the Bauchi State Police Command, Hassan Mohammed, confirmed the development on Sunday.
He said the hospital chief, Musa Mohammed,was shot and killed, along with Muhammadu Manu, the District Head of Yame Community in the Dambam Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
“Mohammed along with Alhaji Manu was shot dead in Yame town at around 10.30 p.m. on Saturday,” he said.
The spokesman said investigation into the killings had begun, but added that no arrest had been made.
The late medical practitioner was ambushed on the Azare-Dambam road by the suspected assailants, who took him to Yame town before killing him and the district head.
Until his appointment as the CMD of the centre, Mr. Mohammed was Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency.
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...