Tension as gunmen kidnap popular Kaduna politician

Hon. Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo, the member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency has been kidnapped by gunmen operating along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway.


He was captured by the gunmen around 30 minutes to 1 in the odd hours of Friday inside his car along Farakwai Village.

The kidnappers left his car at the scene with the door opened.

DSP Yakubu Sabo, the spokesman for the State Police Command verified the incident and stated the police are already doing the needful to rescue the lawmaker.

His statement:

“On 30/08/19 at about 0030hrs, the Command received information through DPO Mararraban Jos that a Toyota Camry with Reg No ZAR 972 TL was found parked without occupants at a point near Farakwai Village along Kaduna-Zaria Expressway.

”Patrol teams were immediately dispatched to the area and recovered the vehicle to station. Upon search, an ID card bearing Hon Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency was found.

”A contact was made and it was confirmed that he was the person involved in the incident.

”Teams of conventional Police, PMF personnel, SARS and Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Command are currently combing the bush for possible rescue of the victim and arresting the criminals.

”The IGP’s IRT were also contacted for technical support in tracking the hoodlums. Update will follow, please.”

His abduction joins the recent repors of kidnapping in the area after the abduction of three final year students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and three other people on Kaduna-Abuja highway.

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