Gunmen Abduct Entire Family Of Politician In Zamfara
Gunmen have abducted the entire family of a politician in Zamfara State.
Residents say the kidnappers broke into the home of the lawmaker, Aminu Yusuf Ardo, in the town of Jangebe on Thursday night, seizing his wife and their four young children.
Mr Ardo, who is a representative in the Zamfara State House of Assembly, was not at home at the time of the raid.
The attackers have also kidnapped at least eight other people – most of them the politician’s neighbours, according to residents.
Zamfara State Information Commissioner Ibrahim Magaji Dosara has confirmed the attack but said they were still gathering details.
Jangebe is the town where gunmen abducted nearly 300 female students from a boarding school in February last year.
We reported that Armed bandits have attacked a mosque during night prayers in Katsina State.
Two worshipers, including the Chief Imam, were shot by the bandits who invaded the mosque at Maingamji village along Funtua-Dundun road.