Breaking: Gunmen abduct commissioner’s wife, 6 children in Zamfara

Breaking: Gunmen abduct commissioner’s wife, 6 children in Zamfara

The wife of a commissioner in Zamfara state and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday, May 22 at Gurbin Bore village in the state.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the abductors reportedly attacked the home of the commissioner of youths, sports and skills acquisition, Alhaji Abdullahi Gurbin Bore in the village located in Zurmi Local government at about 1:30am.

The commissioner, who confirmed the attack to newsmen in Gusau, said the abductors took away his wife and their three children, and three other relatives.

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He said: “They have not yet demanded for any ransom from us. In fact, we have not discussed anything with them, but we have reported the matter to security agencies.”

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Meanwhile, had reported that some gunmen invaded another church in Benue state, killing seven people.

The gunmen were said to have invaded a church in Logo local government area of Benue state on the morning of Thursday, April 26.

Also, some suspected gunmen had invaded a Catholic Church in Gwer West local government area of the state on Tuesday, April 24.

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