A politician of Kaduna State has been shot to death by masked gunmen in his home at Ankwa Village. The late politician, Mr. Moses Banka was a big contributor to the political development of Jema’a Local Government Area where he resided until his demise.
Mr. Moses Banka was also a businessman and an active farmer that hailed from Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He is said to have single handily overseen the construction of the Local Government Council secretariat in Gwantu.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday, Alhaji Yusuf Usman; the administrator of Jema’a Local Government Council confirmed the unfortunate incident to the newsmen present. He extended his condolences to the immediate family of the deceased politician and assured those present that the law enforcement agencies were working to bring the perpetrators to justice
“The assassins stormed the residence and headed straight to his room and shot at him without hurting anyone before they left. “Before his death, he was also an active farmer and owned an irrigation farm at Dogon Daji Reserve close to Gotidogodo where he farmed hectares of soya beans,’’ the administrator said.
Also, Alhaji Abdulmuminin Ashafa, the Administrator of Sanga Local Government Council, who regretted the unfortunate demise of the deceased told News Agency of Nigeria that the deceased would be remembered for his meaningful contributions to the people.
Mr. Banka was said to have sponsored the political careers of several politicians that hailed from Gwantu and a general philanthropist that helped everyone around him. The residents of Gwantu also expressed their shock and sadness over the death of the politician.
Malam Dauda Yuguda said that the late politician will never be forgotten for his good deeds his contribution to the political development of Jema’a Local Government area especially for the politicians he had sponsored and the construction of the local government council secretariat.