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Police commence investigation into death of restaurant owner Hadiza Nakowa 



Police commence investigation into death of restaurant owner Hadiza Nakowa 
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The Jigawa State Police Command announced on Friday that it has initiated an investigation into the tragic murder of Hadiza Nakowa name Esther Adekamla, a well-known restaurant owner in Dutse, popularly known as Hadiza Nakowa.

According to DSP Lawan Shiisu, spokesperson for the command, the victim was attacked and killed by unknown assailants at her residence in Dutse.

At at  15/02/2024, at about 1600hrs, information at the command’s disposal revealed that Adekanla, popularly known as HADIZA NAKOWA DUTSE, was last seen on Monday by her neighbors.

“On receiving the report, detectives from the Dutse Division swung into action and proceeded to her house.

On their arrival, it was discovered that the house was locked but for a broken door.

Hadiza Nakowa.  body was found in the sitting room lying lifeless in a pool of blood,” said the statement.

The spokesperson added that the team also observed visible cuts on the deceased’s head and neck while the body had started decomposing.

According to the command, her 11-year-old daughter was found unconscious in a locked storage room.

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It said the victims were immediately rushed to Rasheed Shekoni Teaching Hospital Dutse for medical attention.

The statement added that the deceased was confirmed dead by a Medical Doctor, while the corpse was conveyed to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) for autopsy.

“Considering the gravity of the offence committed, the commissioner of police, Jigawa command, Ahmadu Abdullahi, directed deputy commissioner of police, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Dutse to thoroughly investigate the incident to unravel the cause of her killing and arrest the fleeing culprits,” the police said.


The command called on residents of the area to remain calm and support the investigation.