Nigeria: Bauchi Governor's Brother Abducted

26 March 2020

Bauchi — Gunmen yesterday kidnapped the elder brother of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed Duguri.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, who confirmed the incident, said Duguri was kidnapped at the Kobi Street.

Gidado said the abductors had not contacted the family.

He said security operatives were alerted for prompt action.

A friend of the captive said the incident happened around 7pm, narrating that "We were discussing when four armed men entered the shop, ordered Duguri forcefully into their vehicle before they whisked him away and fired several shots in the air to scare people."

All efforts to get a reaction from the state police command were unsuccessful.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Daily Trust

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.