Former Chairman Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Tafa Local Government council in Niger State, Sule Ishaya has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.
Similarly his wife has been whisked away to an unknown destination by the gunmen.
The gunmen, are said to have invaded former Chairman residence in New Bwari community of Tafa Local Government Council and stabbed him with knife before shooting him to ensure that he is dead.
It was learnt that the gunmen gained access to house of the deceased with use of ladder to scale his fence.
Some community members said that only the deceased house was attacked by those gunmen.
Family members said that they are yet to be contacted by the gunmen for any ransom to secure release of the deceased wife whose where about is still unknown.
Police Public Relations Officer Niger State Command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun said investigation into the matter has commenced.
Meanwhil, some gunmen in their large number have attacked Muazu Babangida secondary school at Sarkin Pawa in Munya Local Government Council but no student was in the school.