A director with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Alhaji Mohammadu Kudu Lawal has been shot dead by suspected unknown gunmen.
It was gathered that Lawal was shot dead on his way to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday, August 7, 2022.
The director was shot dead while another staff of the agency who was travelling with him sustained injuries as a result of the attack that happened in Saminaka village of Lapai Local Government Area (LGA) in Niger State.
It was gathered that Lawal, an indigene of Lafiagi in Kwara State, ran into the unknown gunmen who rained bullets on the Hilux vehicle he was travelling in.
FIRS authorities have confirmed the incident.
The tax agency is yet to react to the gruesome killing and is yet to issue an official statement.