The driver of the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Karaga in the Northern Region has been shot dead y unknown assailants, has confirmed.

Ziblim Issah who was returning to Karaga after serving the official vehicle of the DCE in Tamale, was attacked by unknown assailants at Yamo-Karaga where he was shot at close range in the forehead.

Sources revealed that the DCE Mr. Alhassan Yabdow had earlier gone with the driver to  Tamale attend some official functions but returned to the area and allow him time to service the Nissan Patrol vehicle.

After servicing the vehicle, the driver was returning to base when he was attacked at the village which a few kilometers away from Karaga township.

“Other road users saw him this morning behind the steering wheel dead with a bullet injury on his forehead. The ignition of the car was still on an they drew the attention of the Karaga Police who moved it. It is believed to have happened around 11pm on Friday May 28, 2021”, a source revealed to this portal.

The body is being conveyed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital pending autopsy.