Abubakar Atiku, physiotherapist stabbed to death by phone thieves in Kano on Thursday night.
According to reports reaching OnyxNews Nigeria, Atiku has been buried, in Ringim local government, Jigawa State in accordance with Islamic rites.
The deceased’s brother, Dr Idris Tijjani Shuaibu, while narrating how his brother met his untimely death, revealed on Friday, that “the late Physiotherapist who recently graduated from School of Nursing, Birnin Kudu and yet to start practice was attacked close to the first gate, red bricks, along Gwarzo Road, Gwale local government area, Kano, around 10.00 pm on Thursday night where he went to see a friend.”
Dr.Shuaibu, who is presently undergoing his post-graduate program at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital added that “based on the information gathered, unfortunately, when he arrived his friend’s house, he was not around and he had to phone him to know his whereabouts to find out.”
Unknown to him, that he was been trailed by phone thieves, Atiku was subsequently attacked and he raised the alarm that led to the neighbours rushing to the scene, saw two of the attackers speed off on a motorcycle while the he was in a pool of blood.
Dr Idris Tijjani Shuaibu, however, stated that his brother was rushed to Murtala Muhammed Specialists Hospital where he later died.
The police are yet to comment on the issue as at the time of filing this report.