Gunmen abduct former Bauchi lawmaker

NEWS DIGEST – Former member of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi, was abducted by unknown gunmen in the state on Thursday night.

Abdulmumuni represented Ningi Constituency in the 8th Assembly of the state.

Speaking to newsmen on Friday morning, the Bauchi State Police Public Relation Officer, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed the incident.

He said the former lawmaker, was kidnapped within the state. The spokesman said the gunmen abducted the lawmaker and drove away in their own vehicle.

Wakil assured that men of the force are working hard to ensure that they investigate and rescue the former lawmaker safely.

“Yes, it is true. A former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly who represented Ningi Constituency was kidnapped on Thursday at about 8pm within Bauchi metropolis.

“According to the information we received, he was trailed by his abductors who were four in number in a gold coloured car.“

They followed him to his house which is located around Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme area at Isa Yuguda Guest House within the metropolis.

“As of this morning they have not called yet but our men are working hard to get to the root of the situation and rescue him safely”.