An Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, Abuja, Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, was on Monday night murdered by yet unidentified assailants in her Abuja home.
The Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, who confirmed the development on Tuesday, described the murder of the 47 year-old as a painful loss, not only to her immediate family, but also the entire State House.
“She was a dedicated, hard-working officer, and we all feel pained by her dastardly and untimely death,” Arabi told her family members during a condolence visit.
According to the Permanent Secretary, “we all share in your grief and pains, but be consoled by the fact that she lived a good life and contributed her best to the services of her nation.”
Arabi expressed confidence that “the Police will fish out the killers of Laetitia and the law will take its course.”
Ms. Dagan, from Plateau State, was said to have worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely murdered in her apartment by unknown persons.