The family members of a Kano resident identified as Muktar Akhtar has declared him missing.
The man was said to have disappeared for almost five days without a trace.
Tweets by his family and friends called on anyone with useful information about his whereabouts to contact them.
"I never imagined it would be my own I would be posting about. My cousin, Muktar (Akhtar), has been missing for the past 3 days in Kano. If anyone has any information or has seen him, pls pls send a message. It is unbearable not knowing where he is or if he is okay" his cousin tweeted.