Suspected gunmen on Tuesday killed retired Deputy Inspector General of Police Sale at Sauna in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano.
An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Tuesday that the incident happened at about 6.15 p.m.
He said the gunmen, who arrived at the area on motorcycle, also killed the driver and orderly before fleeing the area.
It was gathered that the late Ningi was in the area on a visit.
When contacted, the Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Rilwanu Mohammed, confirmed the incident and said investigation was on to arrest the fleeing suspects.
He said the gunmen opened fire on the victims around Sauna industrial area.
"The incident happened some minutes to 6 p.m. and the bodies of all the three persons have been deposited at the Military Hospital mortuary in Kano.’’
According to him, security operatives have been deployed to the area. (NAN)