The Nigeria Communications Commission has confirmed the death of one of its staff, Zayyanu Shallah, who was killed alongside his friend, Zayyan Gwandu, during the Plateau massacre over the weeknd.
A statement on the commission’s Facebook page, says Zayyanu Shallah, was stabbed and then burnt to death.
Read the statement below:
The Nigerian Communications Commission has lost one of its Staff in the Jos Crisis on Sunday evening, June 24, 2018.
Zayyanu Shallah, a Manager in the Department Of Universal Service and Provision Fund of NCC met his untimely death when they ran into a mob of angry killers suspected to be Birom youths on a reprisal attack against the Fulanis.
Zayyanu Shalla was killed along with his friend Zayyanu AA Gwandu, and set ablaze. The two friends were said to be travelling from Bauchi state and, unexpectedly drove into a carnage of murderers in Jos enroute to Abuja.
Their remains have since been buried in Jos according to Islamic injunctions.
May Allah give their families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the loss and, may their souls rest in peace, Ameen.