Unknown gunmen kidnap minister’s brother in Kano state

Unknown gunmen kidnap minister’s brother in Kano state

- The kidnapping spree currently ongoing in the country is now been witnessed in Kano state

- The victim this time is a relation of a person in the corridors of power

- Babawuro Tofai, brother to the minister of agriculture has reportedly been kidnapped in the northern commercial city

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Daily Trust is reporting that unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the brother of the minister of agriculture and rural development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono.

According to the report, the gunmen stormed the family house of the minister and abducted his blood brother, Babawuro Tofai.

The personal assistant to the minister, Umar Wali also confirmed the abduction to a Kano-based online newspaper.

According to Wali, the gunmen attacked the house around 1.00 am on Monday, November 23.

Unknown gunmen kidnap minister’s brother in Kano state
Alhaji Nanono’s brother has been kidnapped in Kano state. Photo credit: @NanonoSabo
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His added that:

‘’Before abducting Babawuro Tofai, a young boy in the house was also beaten and he sustained a fracture in the course of the attack.’’

Some Nigerians have been reacting to the report on social media.

Joseph Ajayi wrote on Twitter:

‘’Insecurity and criminality do not segregate, praying for a safe return!’’

Abu Nasril wrote:

‘’Praying for God to bring an end to this calamity.’’

Abdulraheem St John wrote:

‘’It's finished for Nigeria then. Buhari's government can't protect you and your property!! Under Buhari, everything has collapsed!!’’

In a related development, gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a reverend father, Matthew Dajo, of the St Anthony Catholic Church, in Yangoji village, Kwali area council in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

A resident of the area, who simply identified himself as Saleh said the incident happened on Sunday, November 22 around 9:47:pm.

He said the gunmen scaled through the fence of the victim’s house while others positioned themselves outside, before entering the reverend father’s bedroom whisking him away.

Legit.ng earlier reported that kidnappers have abducted five siblings in Pegi community in Kuje area council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The kidnapped siblings were forcefully taken away around 11:00 pm on Monday, November 16 when unknown gunmen invaded their house in an estate in the area.

The kidnappers have since contacted the family of the victims asking for N300million ransom to be paid for their release.

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