Gun wielding men suspected to be bandits have reportedly kidnapped a sister in law and brother to Bashir Gorau, Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development in Sokoto.
The incident occurred in Gorau town during the wee hours of Wednesday, Mr. Gorau said on his Facebook page.
The 32-year-old commissioner disclosed that the victims were abducted at gunpoint when the brigands invaded their family house.
“Innalillahi wa Inna wa innalillahi Rajiuun!!!
“It’s about 12:45 a.m. that, bandits attacked our house in Gorau town, abduct wife of our elder brother Alh Lawali Gorau and one of our brother Hassan Manya.
“May God protect and return them to us Amin. In need of your prayers fellow Muslims,” Mr. Gorau said.