Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted Zamfara commissioner’s wife and children in the early hours of today.
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday kidnapped the wife, three children and three other relatives of the Zamfara State Commissioner of Youths, Sports and Skills Acquisition, Alhaji Abdullahi Gurbin.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reported that the abductors reportedly attacked the home of the commissioner at Gurbin Bore village in Zurmi Local Government at 1:30am this morning.
The commissioner, who confirmed the attack to newsmen in Gusau, said the abductors took away his wife and their three children, and three other relatives. He said;
“They have not yet demanded for any ransom from us. In fact, we have not discussed anything with them, but we have reported the matter to security agencies,”
Also, a man described as a prophet of a Celestial Church of Christ parish in the Ilashe area of Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, identified simply as Woli Michael was penultimate week flogged for allegedly abducting and impregnating a 10-year-old girl in the community.
It was learnt that Michael, a native of Ondo State, abducted the minor in February this year and had sexually abused her for months leading to pregnancy.
A source said that Michael had hidden the girl in his house despite a search party launched for her whereabouts by the community leaders, which was known to him.