Suspected members of dreaded sect, Boko Haram, have killed the Borno State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Zanna Malam Gana.
Gana was shot dead in his home town, Bama, on Monday night.
The Ministry of Justice on Tuesday confirmed the killing of Gana.
The Borno Commissioner of Police, Yuguda Abdullahi, confirmed the incident.
Abdullahi said: ”I have dispatched a team of detectives from the state CID to Bama to track down the killers.
”I believe that something tangible will come up,” he said, adding that the police are yet to arrest anybody in connection with the incident.”