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Just in: Lawmaker’s wife, 2 sons, kidnap by suspected bandits in Katsina

Just in: Lawmaker’s wife, 2 sons, kidnap by suspected bandits in Katsina

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

GUNMEN, suspected to be bandits have launched an attack on Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State and kidnapped the first wife of member representing the area at the State House of Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Kurami and 2 of his sons.

A source from the area said the bandits also shot an Islamic first aid worker in the area, Mallam Ubaidu Abdulhakim and several others as they are receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital.

The bandits were said to have stormed the area on Saturday night at about 8:30pm, shooting sporadically as they carried out their attack.

The abduction of the lawmaker’s family, is coming barely a year after he was abducted for days before being released on payment of ransom.

Though, as at the time of filing this report, no official statement from security agents.

The Lawmaker’s abducted wife named Rabi’atu Ibrahim, while his 2 sons are Abba and Khalifa Ibrahim.