A former Commissioner for Education in Katsina state, Prof. Halimatu Sa’adiya Idris, was on Sunday Killed by armed bandits along the notorious Kaduna-Abuja highway.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly who confirmed the death on Monday, said the former commissioner was killed along with several other travellers when their vehicles were attacked by the bandits near Gidan Busa village, located between Jere and Kateri along the expressway.
”Professor Halima Sadiya Idris Killed along with others along the Kaduna Abuja road. Its killings and kidnappings everyday. Life is cheaper than sachet water today. The Government has failed the people on this road. I will raise it on the floor of the senate, Insha Allah,” Sani tweeted.
Late Professor Sa’adiya was a lecturer at the University of Abuja before her unfortunate death.
A Federal Road Safety officer also died as a result of the robbery attack. He died this morning in the hospital from gunshot injuries.