Breaking: Niger State Information Commissioner Kidnapped by Gunmen

The Information Commissioner for Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Idris, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

He was reported to have been taken from his country-home in the Tafa local government Area of Niger state.

Information concerning this incident is yet to be fully disclosed to the public. The Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed Matane confirmed the case of the abduction saying the commissioner was taken from his house.

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“The gunmen forced themselves into his house at Babantunga in Tafa local government area from where he was abducted.

“We have alerted all the security agencies since yesterday, they are already on the trail of the kidnappers,” Matane further said, ” We pray that he is safe”.

The incident is the second of this sort happening in the past three days, in the same state, the first being the abduction of APC Zonal Chairman for Zone C, Alhaji Aminu Bobi.

He was abducted from his farm located in Mariga local government area of the state.

No word has returned concerning both cases of abduction so far.

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