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BREAKING: Murdered Bauchi Lawmaker, Musa Baraza Laid To Rest

The remains of the late Bauchi State House of Assembly member, Musa Baraza, have been buried.

The PUNCH had earlier reported that Baraza, who represented Dass constituency, was killed by gunmen in his home on Thursday night.


The gunmen also kidnapped his two wives and one-year-old daughter.

Speaking in a telephone interview with our correspondent, the Clerk of the Assembly, Umar Gital, said the murdered lawmaker was buried at the Dass Central Burial Ground according to Islamic rites.

Gital said members of the House paid their last respects to their departed colleague on Friday afternoon.

He said, “After the burial, the Speaker, Abubakar Suleiman, led other members of the Assembly to the Palace of the Emir of Dass, Alhaji Biliyaminu Othman.

“Then, the Speaker also led the members to the deceased’s village on a condolence visit.”

Meanwhile, Suleiman has described the gruesome murder as shocking and devastating.

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