Police confirm murder of Mathematics teacher in Sokoto

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Sokoto – The Sokoto State has confirmed the alleged murder of a Lebanese, Mr Moin Amsuri, a Mathematics Teacher, at the prestigious Nagarta College, Sokoto.

The Spokesman of the command, Mr El-Mustapha Sani, made the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of (NAN).

” The deceased was suspected have been killed by gunmen who are right now at large.

” The incident was said have occurred on Thursday at his residence in Yauri flats, Sokoto, and it was reported to the Gwiwa Police Station on the same day.

” We are suspecting that the assailants were as his Toyota car is still missing,” Sani said

The spokesman said the command would not relent until the perpetrators of the nefarious act were fished out and brought justice.

NAN reports that the funeral prayer of the deceased was conducted on Friday in Sokoto, according Islamic rites.

It was attended by the Secretary the State Government, Prof. Bashir Garba, and Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, among other dignitaries.

The late Amsuri, who taught Mathematics in various Secondary Schools in the state for over three decades, was buried in Sokoto.

The last school where he taught, Nagarta College, is the alma mater of many highly placed Nigerians including second republic President Shehu Shagari and the Premier of the defunct Northern Nigeria, Late Sir Ahamadu Bello.