Gandu is said to be a worker with the Kaduna State Ministry of Justice until his death.
The state police command’s spokesman Muhammad Jalige could not be reached last night for comments as calls to his mobile phone were not answered. But a former Commissioner for Economic Planning and brother to the decease, Timothy Gandu, confirmed the incident.
“It is the same narrative of criminality everywhere. Bandits have been invading communities and breaking into homes, killing and abducting people.
“They came to the house on Sunday night, pulled down the window and gained access. They first shot him on the shoulder. When he wanted to escape, they followed him and shot him on the back and he died. The gunmen abducted his wife and son,” Gandu said.
As the security situation in Kaduna worsened, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has directed the Commissioner of Police to ensure full enforcement of the curfew imposed by the state government.
In a statement yesterday in Abuja by the Force Public Relations Officer Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), the IGP also urged the police commissioner to ensure optimal deployment of human and material assets of the Intervention Squad, currently on the ground in the state, to secure the lives and property of the residents.