BREAKING: Niger State Information Commissioner Abducted By Bandits

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

The Niger State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mallam Idris Mohammed has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits.

Reports say Mohammed was abducted at his Baban Tunga residence in the Tafa Local Government Area of the state on Sunday night.

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Kidnappings are increasingly common in the Northwest and central states of Nigeria where heavily armed criminal gangs operate.

Foreign workers are also occasionally targeted for abduction for ransom.

Source: SaharaReporters

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