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Gunmen strike in Bauchi, kidnap ex-lawmaker


Sone daredevil gunmen, on Thursday night, kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.

Acccording to the state Police Public Relations Officer in Bauchi, Ahmed Wakil, the former lawmaker, was kidnapped within Bauchi metropolis on late Thursday evening.

Waki added that after the kidnapping, they drove away in their own vehicle

He assured that the police would commence Investigation and work on how the ex-lawmaker would regain freedom.

He enjoined the residents to be very vigilant, saying that they should be always watchful in case a car is trailing them.

He said: “Yes, it is true. A former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly who represented Ningi Constituency was kidnapped on Thursday at about 8pm within Bauchi metropolis.

“According to the information we received, he was trailed by his abductors who were four in number in a gold coloured car.

“They followed him to his house which is located around Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme area at Isa Yuguda Guest House within the metropolis.

“As of this morning they have not called yet but our men are working hard to get to the root of the situation and rescue him safely,” he said