Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an assistant director of administration at the state house, has been murdered at her Abuja residence.
The presidency confirmed her death via a statement on Tuesday.
In a statement signed by Attah Esa, Deputy Director Information, State House, the Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi, described the killing of Ms. Dagan, 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.”
47-year Ms. Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely murdered in her apartment by unknown persons.
The Permanent Secretary prayed God Almighty to comfort Ms. Dagan’s family, the entire Staff of State House, and grant the soul of the departed officer eternal rest.