Gunmen kidnap ex-chairman’s daughter, businessman in Jigawa


By Ismail Auwal

Unknown gunmen on Sunday kidnapped Zainab Isa Zakari, the daughter of Maigatari Local Government’s Chairman, and a businessman Alhaji Ali Dankoli in Jigawa State.

Sahelian Times gathered that gunmen numbering about 15, stormed the ex-chairman’s residence in Bosuwa town and fired randomly in the sky before whisking away with his daughter.
A police officers is said to have been injured during the operation, but Sahelian Times is yet to verify that.

At the time of writing this report the phone number of Jigawa State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Abdu Jinjiri, was switched off.

Jigawa State is one of the states with the least report of kidnapping and terrorism in northwestern Nigeria.

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