The MD of the hospital was shot dead at home in Kaduna earlier today at his residence.
Air Vice Marshal M. M. Maisaka (Rtd), an ex-director of medical training operation, at the Defence headquarters has been killed by unknown gunmen at his residence in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the deceased was shot dead alongside his physiotherapist (also a NAF personnel) on Monday night, November 8.
The deceased’s son and brother-in-law Saleh Bala, confirmed the news on the social media on Tuesday.
“Innalillahi wa innailaihir raijun…pls say a prayer for my Dad (Air vice marshal maisaka). He was assassinated at his residence yesterday (Monday) alongside his orderly” the son wrote.
It was learnt that the late Airforce General was one of the finest neurologists in the country before he took ill sometimes ago, and travelled to India to seek for medical attention before returning to the country two months ago.
According to Nigerian Tribune, a family source who pleaded for anonymity disclosed that his killing might not be unconnected with the ongoing banditry in the country where he was seen in his community as a shield.
“Yes you know our community has been subjected to series of attacks by the bandits. But while he was alive he tried his best to thwart their onslaught on several occasions. They were not happy,” the source said.
Reports revealed that a threat message was sent to him about two weeks ago, and the content of the message revealed that he was going to be killed Monday night.
The threat message was reported to the police and other security operatives.
Former Senator, Shehu Sani also broke the news on social media.
He broke the news saying; ”Earlier today,AVM Mohammed Maisaka,proprietor and MD MSK Hospital,shot dead at his residence Makarfi road,Rigasa ward within Kaduna.”
Insecurity: I Will Crush All Terrorists – President Buhari Assures
Buhari said the Nigerian Armed Forces, under his watch, will crush terrorists and criminal gangs operating in Kaduna State and across the country.
He spoke at a State Banquet to commemorate his official visit to the state
The president’s latest promise is contained in a statement signed by his spokesman, Garba Shehu on Friday.
Buhari applauded the Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government for the support extended to security agencies.
The President said, ‘‘I wish to assure the people and government of Kaduna State that the Federal Government is doing its utmost to contain and crush the terrorists that have been menacing our citizens and their property in parts of the country.
‘‘On behalf of the Federal Government, I commend the efforts of the Kaduna State Government to respond to the demands of development.
‘‘The relationship between our tiers of government represents an instance of successful collaboration between the national and state governments for progress, peace and prosperity.
‘‘I urge Malam Nasir El-Rufai to push on and not relent in his efforts to accelerate change and progress in Kaduna State.”
Ogun State Has Highest Number Of Yahoo Yahoo Boys – Governor Abiodun
Penpushing reports that, Governor Dapo Abiodun made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at launch of ‘OP-MESA’, a joint security outfit, explaining that the reasons behind the rate was the existence of high number of institutions in the state.
The Governor explained that, in view of this, his administration has concluded arrangements for the establishment of state commission on crimes to complement the roles of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
Penpushing further reports that, Abiodun assured that with the set up of the commission, the criminals will be smoked out, and had them handed over to the appropriate authorities for prosecution
‘Ogun state is capital of yahoo yahoo boys. They even did award night in Abeokuta, for best hacker. We can understand reason for this, it is because Ogun state has the highest number of institutions in the country’, Abiodun said.
‘We have decided to set up our own state commission to eliminate the cyber crime, our commission will collaborate with EFCC. We will smoke them out, hand them over to appropriate authorities’,he emphasised
‘As a responsive and responsible Government, we cannot and will not fold our arms and watch as criminals take over our land and become an avoidable jeopardy to our joint and respective development strides’.
Penpushing also reports that, he explained that, the inauguration of OP-MESA was a further confirmation that the government is not taking the security of lives and property for granted in the State.
‘This OP–Mesa Security outfit will therefore complement the existing security outfits that we have already launched such as “the Amotekun”, Joint Security, JSS to further guarantee that we have good ambience in Ogun State and other necessary facilities’, he added.
‘It is part of a holistic approach to tackle insecurity in our State, especially in the face of a new resurgence of kidnappings on our interstate roads in the last couple of weeks.
‘These unscrupulous elements have no place in Ogun State. They are security threats to us. Why should moving from one state to the other become worrisome experience for our people?’ Why would the roads we are constructing and rehabilitating become a nightmare for people going about their legitimate businesses?’
The governor said ‘OP-MESA’ is a joint internal security operational platform comprising officers drawn from the Army, Navy, Air force, Police and the Department of State Security, adding that government on its part is adding the Amotekun, So-Safe and other recognized security outfits recognized by the State laws in the fight against crime, criminals and criminality in Ogun State.