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Gunmen kill Chief Medical Director, District Head in Azare, Bauchi State

| September 2, 2013 More

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Federal Medical Centre, Azare in Bauchi State, Dr Musa Mohammed, was on Saturday murdered by gunmen.

The Public Relations Officer of the Bauchi State Command, ASP. Hassan Mohammed, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Bauchi.

He said that the deceased was shot and killed, along with Alhaji 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.

The spokesman who said that no arrest had been made, said that the police had commenced investigation into the matter.

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, Mohammed was Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency. 

Category: Bauchi State News

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