- Kano APC senatorial aspirant, Abdussalam Abdulkarim AA Zaura has been thrown into shock following the kidnap of his mother
- This is as gunmen in the early hours of Monday, June 6, kidnapped the mother of the prominent politician, Hajia Laure Mai Kunu at her residence
- Meanwhile, the chairman of Ungogo Local Government, Engr. Abdullahi Garba Ramat has confirmed the sad development
The mother of Kano Central Senatorial candidate under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), Abdussalam Abdulkarim AA Zaura, has been abducted in Kano by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday, June 6, Daily Trust reports.
The aged mother of the politician, Hajia Laure Mai Kunu, was abducted at her residence in Rangaza ward of Zaura village in Ungogo local government area of the state.
The LGA chairman, Engr Abdullahi Garba Ramat confirmed the incident
The chairman of the LGA, Engr Abdullahi Garba Ramat, confirmed that the incident was reported to him by security operatives in the council.
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“Innalillahi wa inna’ilaihirraj’un, We just woke up to a sad news that: unknown gunmen stormed Ungogo LGA early this morning and whisked the mother of AA ZAURA away to an unknown destination. Allah ka kubutar mana da Baba Laure.”
The public relations officer of the Kano state police command, SP Haruna Abdullahi confirmed the incident, The Punch reports.
He said the incident happened around 2 am on Monday, adding that the command had since mobilised its personnel with a view to rescuing the victim and arresting the suspects.
Nigerians in their usual way took to the official Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the sad development.
Photos of Tinubu, Osinbajo, other Southwest APC aspirants discussing behind closed doors after meeting Buhari
Some condemned the move, others lamented no one is safe anymore.
Aleey BG Maina said
"E go touch everywhere."
Paul Agiopu said
"Hmmmmm! No letting off. The gate of hell is opened and all the devils are here."
Nnaemeka Obialor said
"Unknown gunmen everywhere.
"The truth is that you people know yourselves
"Evidence of bad administration."
Olanrewaju Simeonshodimu stated
"I blame southern leaders. If they come together, this country will breakaway."
Daniel Ajayi said
"Very good, keep kidnapping those selfish politicians and their relatives ."
It'z Glory Gold prayed
"Na only God go protect us for this country ."
Laugh Zone said
"God if the time that you want to come is not near
"Please send your angels to blow the trumpet in Nigeria alone we are tired ."
"You will see how quick the government will be in taking actions.
"But if it is the citizen, they will become iron quandem."
Ushie Godfrey Daniel reveals
"War go soon break out for this country."
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In an attack that came as a disaster to the Oruk Anam local government area of Akwa Ibom state, a gang of gunmen kidnapped and killed Sir Sylvester. J Ntefre, a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the LGA.
It was reported that Ntefre was abducted on Sunday, May 15, in his residence at Ekparakwa community by the evil fellows, taken to a nearby bush, and shot many times, leaving him dead.
The gunshots from the kidnappers drew the attention of youths who came out in their number and started chasing the attackers.
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