The All Progressives Congress Ward Chairman of Yandoton Daji in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya, was in the early hours of Saturday shot dead by unidentified gunmen, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The police said the deceased was killed while on his way home from Tsafe.
Spokesman for the police in the state Mohammed Shehu told NAN that the state Commissioner of Police Celestine Okoye had visited the area.
However, he said the incident did not affect the presidential and National Assembly elections in the area.
Chairman of Tsafe Local Council, Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar, told reporters in Gusau that Abubakar and one other person were killed by the gunmen while four others sustained injuries.
He said, “The deceased left Tsafe for his village on Friday night after collecting his tag as the APC agent in the area in preparation for the elections.’’