It was reported in Kastina state on the 7th of September that gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Shema quarters of Bakori local government and abducted former General Manager of the Kastina state television and retired Director of the National Broadcast Commission; Ahmed Abdukadir and his daughter.
Witnesses disclosed, that the gunmen stormed Alhaji Abdukadir residence early in the morning on Tuesday and started shooting randomly before they took him and his teenage daughter off. It was also revealed that the gunmen kidnapped three other people in the community the same day.
It is very alarming as this is not the first time such incident as this is happening. Over the weekend, gunmen has abducted two family members of two lawmakers in Kastina. It’s just like they are purposefully targeting specific people to attack.
On Saturday, two sons and a wife of a lawmaker representing Bakori constituency in the house of assembly, Dr Ibrahim, was kidnapped at kurami. As If that was not enough, these gunmen went ahead on Sunday, to abduct Asma’u who is the sister to Dalhatu Tafori the house deputy speaker of Faskari in the house of assembly.
The police are still on the case. All hopes is that they will come back alive and unharmed.