Atiku Tijjani Shuaibu Rabo Ringim, a Physiotherapist with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital was last night stabbed to death by yet-to-be-identified assailants.
Zainab Rabo Ringim, a relation to the deceased in a statement made available to reporters in Kano, said her nephew was killed by a phone thief.
The incident is reported to have occurred at about 8:00pm on Thursday.
Zainab Rabo Ringim’s statement reads: “My son, my nephew, Atiku Tijjani Shuaibu Rabo Ringim was killed by unknown persons in Kano yesterday night. They killed him. Yes, they killed him trying to snatch his smartphone by force.
“My peace loving nephew is no more.
“Rest in peace Yaya Atiku”.
As at press time, the police were yet to react to the incident.