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Bloody politics: El-Rufai loses 10 men to assassins



Markus Ishaya, one of the campaign coordinator of Kaduna State Governor-elect, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, was on Tuesday shot dead by unknown gunmen; bring to ten, the number of APC members that had been killed in the state before, during and after the elections.

Ishaya a local campaign coordinator for el-Rufai at the Atuku Ward, was reportedly trailed by the gunmen to his house in the Atuku Kasa area of Jema’am Local Governor Area of the state, where he was shot severally by the yet-to-be identified gunmen.

Spokesman for the APC Kaduna Campaign Council, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said the APC in the state was notified of the death by the deceased’s family.

A family source said the men, two in numbers, who were heavily armed, stormed the residence of the APC chieftain and shot him severally, adding that “they didn’t pick any property in his residence.”

The governor-elect, while condoling with the family, said, “Our empathy and prayers go to the family of Mr. Markus Ishaya and the entire community over this callous murder and desecration of human life.

“May Almighty God grant his soul eternal rest and give his family and friends the fortitude to bear this painful loss.”

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  1. tsalz eme

    April 22, 2015 at 7:23 am

    r.i.p dude

  2. Don Lucassi

    April 22, 2015 at 7:40 am

    Difficult time to be associated with El- Rufai, sore losers.

  3. Apachee zooma

    April 22, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Difficult times? Bros, abeg this game na dog eat dog matter. E don they wey yansh dey back.

  4. Jedimaster

    April 22, 2015 at 11:57 am

    The irony is that the goons keep dying and the politicians live on, without so much as a mention for all the minions that waste their lives on their behalf.

  5. Swagtyt

    April 24, 2015 at 8:09 am

    but the politicians paid for their services @disqus_VUvdSDx0kF:disqus cos nobody begged the “goons” to die for the politicians. The death has been paid for so let them do their work which is “DIE FOR YOU OGA”

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