The village head of Shamaki in Gassol chiefdom of Taraba state Bala Nabath has been murdered by suspected armed robbers. The village head was killed along the Sabon Gida -Nanguru road on Sunday evening, Daily Trust learnt.
Mr. Nabath was shot on the back when he ran into the gang who mounted a road block during their operation which lasted several hours on the road, our correspondent reports. The victim was travelling along with his family to a wedding ceremony in a neighbouring village in Bali local government area.
He was rushed to a hospital in Tella village where he was confirmed dead as a result of losing excess blood.