The eldest son of Bauchi State State House of Assembly member representing Dass Constituency, Hon. Bala Ali, have been killed by unknown gunmen suspected of being kidnappers.
The incident was announced during the House plenary on Tuesday under personal explanation, by the member representing Burra Constituency, Hon. Ado Wakili.
He extended his condolences to the Members on the murder of Ali’s eldest son, describing the incident as tragic praying to Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.
The plenary was presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Danlami Ahmed Kawule, who directed that a special prayer be conducted for the deceased and was led by Hon. Bello Muazu Shira representing Shira Constituency.
The Speaker then announced that the House would pay a condolence visit to the Member and his family in Dass immediately after the plenary.
Narrating what happened, Hon. Baballe Abubakar Dambam representing Dambam/Zagaya/Jalam Constituency, explained that the eldest son of Hon. Bala Ali was kidnapped by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers a few days ago, held him for days, and killed him.
According to him, the funeral prayers for the deceased have already taken place, describing the incident as shocking and disturbing.