Retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Saleh Abubakar Ningi was shot and killed along with two other policemen attached to him by gunmen in Kano last night. Abubakar Ningi and the other officers were shot around Sauna Kawaji quarters of Kano metropolitan in an ambush
The two policemen shot dead along with DIG Ningi were his police driver and orderly as they were coming back around from his farm in Sauna Kawaji area.. Police spokesman of the Kano state Police command , Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rilwan Mohammed confirmed the attack, stating that “I am on my way now to the military hospital to meet the commissioner of police who was there to ascertain the details”.
According to him, “the late DIG and two policemen were inside a Hilux car when the gunmen shot them dead and fled the scene of the attack”.
It was also learnt that a combined team of soldiers and policemen have been deployed in the area in an effort to capture the culprits. The entire area has been condoned off.