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Armed men abduct Governor’s aide in Zamfara

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the Special Adviser to Zamfara State governor on political matters, Ibrahim Ma’aji at his residence.

The armed men invaded the residence of the Special Adviser in the early hours of Saturday in the Mareri area of the Gusau metropolis.

The elder son of the kidnapped victim, Lukman Ibrahim confirmed the abduction of his father Ibrahim Maaji.

According to Lukman, his father was in his apartment when gunmen entered their compound after they gained entrance through the fence.

“I was inside my room when I noticed that someone jumped into our compound, I immediately came out to see but I was apprehended by gunmen, they insisted that I must take them to my father’s apartment and from there, they whisked away my father to an unknown destination”, he said.

Lukeman told Radio Nigeria that the incident had since been reported to the police for prompt action.

Reporting by Sani Dutsinma, editing by Daniel Adejo.