[ May 31, 2017 ] Federal lawmaker kidnapped in Kaduna Latest News

[ May 31, 2017 ] Federal lawmaker kidnapped in Kaduna Latest News

[ May 31, 2017 ] Federal lawmaker kidnapped in Kaduna Latest News

The lawmaker representing Takai/Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state, Garba Durbunde, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

The Cable, citing a source, said that the legislator paid an undisclosed ransom before he was released.

"When contacted, the lawmaker's legislative aide, Tunde Adela, also confirmed the incident".

Premium Times reports that Durbunde was kidnapped along the Kaduna-Jere road on Tuesday while traveling to Kano from Abuja. Preferring not to be named, he said: "I can confirm to you that Hon".

The statement called on the police and other security agencies to intensify efforts to rescue the lawmaker.

Information Commissioner Mallam Garba Mohammed, in a statement, said Governor Abdullahi Ganduje was shocked about the incident, especially at this period of Ramadan.

Mr. Durbunde served as Commissioner of Rural Development under the administration of Mr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the former governor of Kano State, to whom he was said to be very close. Durbunde is nowhere to be found, we believe it's kidnappers that abducted him.

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