Terrorists have killed Alhaji Hamza Abdullahi Kogo, the district head of Yankuzo, of the Tsafe Emirate, in Zamfara State.
Kogo had attended an official event and he was returning to his community, when he was killed last Friday around 8pm.
The terrorists are believed to have attempted to kidnap the monarch but shot him in the process and left him for the dead.
Kogo succumbed to his gunshot injury on Saturday night at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, where he was admitted for treatment.
A notorious bandit, Ado Aleru, is a native of the town of the town.