Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday stormed the residence of a Senior staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Engineer Abubakar Garba Muhammad and murdered him in cold blood.
The gruesome murder of Engineer Muhammad who was the Chief Engineer of the Polytechnic took place in his house located at Burshin Fulani along Bauchi – Dass road at about 2.30am.
The incident was announced on the verified and official Facebook page of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi: “Innalillahi wa Inna ilahir rajiun. Unknown gunmen killed one of our staff, Chief Engineer, Engr. Abubakar Garba Muhammad (Babangida Birshi) of Directorate of Physical Planning around 2:30am at his resident in Burshin Fulani”.
The statement also stated that, “His Funeral (Jana’iza) prayer as announced by the family will hold by 9:00am in Burshin Fulani Mosque, behind his house. May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant his soul Jannatil Firdausi”
Also, another resident of the area was shot by the gunmen and is said to be receiving treatment at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) a development that
has thrown the residents into confusion as such has not happened in the serene settlement before.