Just In: Fulani Leader Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen Suspected To Be Assassins At His Residence In Kwara


Report reaching Becksblog.com.ng, that Alhaji Abdullahi Hardo Buruku, popularly known as Alhaji Mallam, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins at his house in Lamba village, Asa Local Government Area of Kwara state.

Hardo who is also a Fulani leader, was the chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, Kwara State branch, and was said to have been murdered today, June 2, in his bedroom around 12 midnight by assailants who invaded the town and fired sporadically into the air.

Hardo was the eldest son of the late Sarkin Fulani of Kwara, Alhaji Mu’azu Hardo Buruku.

A sister of the deceased, Aina’u Hardo Buruku, while narrating the incident, told newsmen that the gunmen attacked her brother in his room and shot him dead.

He was said to have been shot a number of times.

The Spokesperson for Kwara State Police Command, Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed the attack, saying the state commissioner of police had ordered an investigation into the killing and the arrest of the assassins.