A  Bauchi State House of Assembly, lawmaker Musa Baraza, has passed on.

According to The Punch, Baraza was killed by gunmen on Thursday night at his residence in the Dass Local Government Area.

Before his death the lawmaker represented Dass Constituency in the House.

His death was confirmed by the Bauchi State Police Command on Friday morning.

Apart from the death of Baraza, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakili, also reported that the assailants also kidnapped his two wives and one-year-old child.