Ade Marafa, elder sister to Kabir Marafa, the senator representing Zamfara Central at the National Assembly, has been killed bu bandits.
Her husband was also abducted.
Abubakar Tsafe, an aide to the senator, confirmed the incident to TheCable, stating that the bandits attacked the residence of the senator’s sister, at Ruwan Bore area of Gusau Local Government Area on Tuesday.
The suspected bandits, numbering about 100, were also said to have set the village ablaze after raiding it.
"More than half of Ruwan Bore village has been burnt by the bandits. The villagers are now seeking refuge at Mada, a neighbouring community," Tsafe, an aide to the senator, confirmed.
At the time of issuing the statement, the senator’s brother-in-law had not been found.