Gunmen suspected to be bandits, killed the chairperson of Miyetti Allah, Abubakar Danbardi on Friday in Lere Local Government of Kaduna State.
This was disclosed in a statement by the state’s chairperson of the Fulani cattle breeders organisation, Haruna Tugga.
According to the statement, Danbardi was killed in his hometown by bandits who had kidnapped him and demanded a N20 million ransom but the family of the deceased was able to raise only N250,000.
Tugga said after collecting the money raised, the bandits killed Danbardi and abandoned his corpse on the Saminaka-Mari-Zango highway.
Tugga who described the deceased as a peace ambassador in his community and beyond, appealed to the Kaduna State Government and security agencies to bring the perpetrators to book.
The statement said, “We have really loss a leader of high respect who has been assisting the association in promoting harmony and coexistence among members.
“The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria Kaduna State condoled with the family, members and friends of late Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi Dambardi and prayed Allah to grant him paradise and also give the family the fortitude to bear the loss.”