- Armed bandits seem to be having a field day in Nigeria's northwest region
- Daily, cases of kidnappings by the bandits are regular feature in the media
- The daughter of the chief whip of Katsina state House of Assembly is the latest victim
The daughter of the chief whip of Katsina state House of Assembly, Bello Abdu Danmusa has been reportedly kidnapped, Daily Trust reports.
Hajiya Amina Danmusa, married to one Muftahu Yakubu Ciro, was kidnapped in Danmusa town where she and her husband lives.
Although no ransom has so far been made, sources close to the family said the incident took place when the bandits attacked her residence purportedly to kidnap her husband who wasn’t available at that time.
According to sources, attempts were also made that night to kidnap another elderly woman, Baba Maiwaina, who sustained injuries and was abandoned by the abductors.
They also revealed that a medical doctor, Dr. MJ Yusuf’s two children have been kidnapped in Jibia town.
The abductors stormed his residence picked up the wife and the two kids at about 1am on Monday, February 5 night.
The wife, however, fell off the motorcycle of the abductors along the way but the abductors went away with the two kids.
Already, N100million have been asked for the release of the children, the report said.
Recently, suspected bandits killed Hajia Ade Marafa, elder sister of Senator Kabir Marafa (Zamfara central) and kidnapped her husband.
Tsafe, an aide to the senator, who confirmed the tragedy, said the bandits stormed the home of Hajia Marafa located in the Gusau local government area on Tuesday, February 5 raiding and razing down villages in the area.
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