Gunmen shoot FIRS official to death while trying to buy food in Abuja

Bichi was shot multiple times and was immediately taken to Maitama General Hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly shot dead a middle-aged man, identified as Khalid Bichi, in Maitama, Abuja.

Bichi, said to be an employee of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, was reportedly killed by his attackers just before 9 pm on Friday, while he was out to get food.

According to the PUNCH, Bichi was shot multiple times and was immediately taken to Maitama General Hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Bichi was known for his active presence on social media, using the username @Khalid Bichi, and had connections with influential politicians.

A funeral prayer was held at Abuja National, followed by his burial at 1:30 pm, the report says.

Culled from Punch