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Gunmen Abduct Niger Commissioner Of Information

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Gunmen Abduct Niger Commissioner Of Information
Mohammed Idris

The Niger State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mohammed Idris, was on Sunday kidnapped by gunmen at Baban Tunga Village of Tarfa Local Government Area of the state.

The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, made the development known on Monday.

Matane said that the gunmen who came on about fifteen motorcycles with sophisticated weapons kidnapped the Commissioner at about 11 pm during a downpour in the area.

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He said that the kidnappers had yet to make contact.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident to NAN and promised to provide more details later.

Credit: NAN

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