A Deputy Superintendent of Police who was shot by bandits during an attack on a community in Kebbi State, Abdulqadir Garba Hardo, is dead.
The deceased was shot in the leg by bandits while leading the Inspector General of Police Tactical Squad in a clash with bandits at Tsamiya town, in Baguio Local Government of the State.
It was reported that the injury sustained from the gunshot fractured his bone and he died at a hospital in Gusau, Zamfara State on Monday.
The state Governor, Atiku Bagudu, who sent a delegation to the burial rites of the deceased, donated N2 million to the family of the late DSP.
The media aide of the Governor, Yahaya Sarki, noted that his principal described late Hardo as a gallant and courageous officer who performed his duty professionally.
Bagudu prayed Allah to grant him mercy and his family the perseverance to bear the loss.
The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Babale Umar, who represented the state Governor, noted that Bagudu has also pledged to continue to assist the family.
The funeral prayer was conducted for the deceased at the family house and his burial followed immediately at Unguwar Gwaza cemetery, Gusau.
Late AbdulQadir Garba Hardo was born on 13th October 1979 and enrolled in the Police Force in 2012.
He left behind one wife, three children and an aged mother.
Source: Naija News