Gunmen Abduct Commissioner’s Wife


Gunmen have reportedly abducted the wife of a commissioner and six children in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village, Zamfara State.

The abductors were said to have attacked the home of the Commissioner of Youths, Sports and Skills Acquisition, Abdullahi Gurbin Bore in the village located in Zurmi Local Government at about 1:30am.

The commissioner, who confirmed the attack to newsmen in Gusau, said the abductors took away his wife and their three children, and three other relatives.

“They have not yet demanded for any ransom from us. In fact, we have not discussed anything with them, but we have reported the matter to security agencies,” he said.

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