Alhaji Abdullahi Hardo Buruku, popularly known as Alhaji Malam, was shot and killed by unknown gunmen in Lamba and Asa local governments in Kwara state.
Lamba residents report that gunmen stormed the town around 12midnight on Wednesday night, shooting into the air.
He was shot on the spot. “We heard gunshots everywhere,” he said.
One of the deceased’s sisters, Aina’u Hardo Buruku, confirmed the incident to Daily Trust.
She said the murderer met the victim in his room and shot him.
The deceased was the chairman of the Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, Kwara state branch, until his death.
Born in Kwara, he was the eldest son of the late Sarkin Fulani Alhaji Mu’azu Hardo Buruku.