The city of Yola in Adamawa state was thrown into a rowdy state when a medical doctor and once Commissioner of health Adamawa state, Mwajim Malgwi and his wife were murdered by unknown gunmen.
Dr Mwajim Malgwi, the proprietor of Polyclinic in Jimeta, Yola, was killed alongside his wife by yet to be identified men around Boggare village, Jimeta, as they were returning home from a meeting with farm hands on Saturday.
An associate of the late medical doctor, Ibrahim Walye, who disclosed the killings Sunday morning, could not give further details, but a source said the assailants who were moving in a tricycle, waylaid the couple and gunned them down.
The Adamawa State Police spokesman, Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the incident on Sunday morning, said no arrest had been made but, his men are still investigating the incident.
The late Dr Mwajim Malgwi, was a commissioner for health in Adamawa State in 1988-89.
The family of the deceased are expected to issue a statement on the incident by the time the story is filed