The state Police Public Relations Officer, Umar Numan, confirmed the development, saying detectives have been drafted to the scene of the incident.

“We are aware and have mobilized to the scene to recover the corpse and   we have already commenced investigation into the incidence,” Mr. Numan said.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that Mr. Mairuwa’s killers shot him at close range in front of his wife and sneaked away through a bush path.

Family sources told this newspaper that his killers told his wife not to panic as they were only after her husband before shooting him twice on the chest.

The remains of the late head driver has  been moved to Keana his home town as sympathizers from Lafia and within continue to troop to his Lafia residence pay condolence visit.

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