A lawmaker has been kidnapped in Sokoto state, a development which has caused serious stir in the area.
Aminu Magaji Bodai, the member representing Denge/Shuni State Constituency at the Sokoto State House of Assembly, has been kidnapped, Punch Metro reports.
A close relation of the lawmaker said that he was kidnapped by suspected hoodlums around 1:15 a.m. between Dange and Bodai town on Thursday morning.
“I can confirm to you that my brother was kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified persons.
“His whereabouts is yet unknown and his abductors are yet to contact his family members.”
When contacted, the state police command confirmed the abduction.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mohammed Sadiq Abubakar, who confirmed that the legislator was kidnapped said, “detail is still sketchy.”