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BREAKING: Katsina commissioner, Rabe Nasir, assassinated



Dr. Rabe Nasir, Commissioner for Science and Technology

Katsina State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir, was assassinated at his residence on Thursday by unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits.

It was gathered that he was killed at his residence in Fatima Shema Estate in Katsina metropolis.

A family friend of the deceased said, “Late Nasir was shot after Asr prayer in his residence here in Fatima Shema Estate.”

“He was stabbed in the stomach in his sitting room while his body was dragged into a toilet where it was locked.”


He was the Special Advisor to Governor Aminu Masari on Science and Technology before he was eventually appointed a commissioner.

The deceased was born in Mani, Mani local government area of Katsina.

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