Gunmen on Saturday shot dead a staff of the Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State, Mr Baba Seriki-Sanu, who was on his way to Ilorin for a screening exercise.
Seriki-Sanu, the Treasurer of the Kaiama Emirate Council was in a bus with other colleagues when they were attacked between Kaiama town and Gwaria, another village in the local council.
While the deceased died on the spot, some other staff that also sustained cutlass cuts were said to have been taken to hospital.
Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Kaiama, Mr Christopher Okun confirmed the incident, saying however that no arrest have been made.
The chairman of the council, Alhaji Alhassan Bagudu also confirmed the development, describing it as shocking and pathetic.
It was gathered that the deceased had been buried according to Islamic rites.