Commissioner for Science and Technology in Katsina State, Rabe Nasir, has been assassinated.
He was reported to have been murdered on Wednesday evening at his residence in Fatima Shema estate, in Katsina State.
The state Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, confirmed the the killing of the commissioner during a visit to the deceased’s residence on Thursday.
Buba also said a suspect has been arrested and investigation is ongoing.
“As you can see, we’ve successfully evacuated the corpse to the hospital and investigation has started.
“An arrest has also been made. A suspect has been arrested and investigation has since begun,” Buba said.
According to NAN, Rabe was a former officer of the Department of State Services (DSS) and also worked with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
He was appointed as commissioner in 2019.