The Katsina State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir, who was assassinated on Wednesday, was buried in Katsina yesterday.
Nasir was murdered in his residence in Fatima Shema Estate, Katsina Metropolis by yet-to-be-identified assailants.
His body was interred at the Gidan Dawa Cemetery at 3pm after funeral prayers led by the Chief Imam of Katsina GRA Mosque, Dr Aminu Abdullahi Yammawa, immediately after Juma’at (Friday) prayers.
Dignitaries who attended the funeral prayers were Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, and a federal government delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd).
The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali baba; DG DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi; DG NIA, Amb Ahmed Rufa’I Abubakar and the CDI, Maj Gen Samuel Adebayo, were also in attendance.
Special prayers were offered at the mosque for the repose of the soul of late Nasir, the security of the nation, as well as for Almighty Allah to expose whoever was behind the insecurity in the country.