Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped Alhaji Salisu Ali Sukuntuni, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rimaye town, Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.
According to Katsina Post, the gunmen stormed the town in the early hours of Thursday, September 24 and took him away.
Sukuntuni is the PDP immediate youth leader in the local government area.
Meanwhile, in a separate attack in Katsina, gunmen kidnapped four other persons, including Hajiya Asiya Dangiwa, who is a sister to the current Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa.
Residents said Hajiya was kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday, September 23, from her house located in Kankia town by masked gunmen.
The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident and said efforts were on to rescue her.
“I can confirm the kidnap in Kankia but we are making efforts to rescue her.” said Gambo.