Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Suleiman Dabo, a member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
Dabo, the lawmaker who represents Zaria State Constituency,was abducted near Farakwai village along the Kaduna-Zaria highway on Friday.
He was said to have been driving in his Toyota Camry vehicle when he was kidnapped.
Yakubu Sabo, the Public Relations Officer of the Kaduna State Police Command, confirmed the incident, according to Channels Television.
Sabo stated that the vehicle and identity card belonging to the abducted lawmaker were recovered at the scene of the incident by the police patrol team dispatched to the area.
The Kaduna Police Command spokesperson added that a combined team of conventional policemen, mobile police force, Special Anti-Robbery Squad and anti-kidnapping Unit of the command are currently combing the bush to rescue the victim and arrest the criminals.
This latest incident comes three days after three students of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, were abducted by suspected kidnappers.