The late Alhaji Danladi Isa Kademi, an ANPP lawmaker in the Kano State House of Assembly who was killed over the weekend was buried in his hometown, Kademi, even as police say they have arrested two principal suspects in the murder case.
According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim K. Idris, one of the suspects has a strong case to answer.
“We have two suspects in our custody right now, and I must tell you that one of them is a principal suspect. From the facts we have in our files, he has a case to answer,” he said.
He said that even though they are still investigating, they are working on the theory that the lawmaker was assassinated. He also said that they would get to the root of the matter.
Alhaji Danladi who was shot dead by unknown gunmen at his Guest House in Hotoro Muradi was, yesterday according to Islamic rites.
The Chief Imam of Kademi, led the funeral prayers for the repose of the deceased, also prayed Allah to grant the family members the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Dignitaries at the funeral were the Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso; the immediate past governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau and his former Deputy, Alhaji Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo; Alhaji Salihu Sagir Takai, who was the ANPP gubernatorial flag bearer in the last election and the Chairman of the ANPP, Alhaji Sani Hashim Hotoro.
Others were the Speaker of the State Assembly, Alhaji Gambo Salau; the House Majority leader, Hon Hamisu Cidare; commissioners and top government functionaries.