Garba Durbunde, house of rep member kidnapped

Garba Durbunde, a member of the federal house of representative, representing Takai Isamaila constituency of Kano state was Wednesday abducted by gunmen believed to be kidnappers.

Darbunde was said to have been abducted at Jere, along Abuja- Kaduna road on his way to Abuja from Kano.

A legislator aide confirmed the incident, saying the abductors had not contacted family members or friends of Durbunde.

“I can confirm to you that Honourable Durbunde is nowhere to be found at the moment,” he said.

“We are yet to establish his whereabouts or get a clue from his abductors but we have informed all the relevant security agencies about the incident.”

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has expressed shock over the incident, describing it as “act of wickedness perpetrated by evil and cold-hearted elements”.

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He advised people to be vigilant and security conscious and appealed to security agencies to secure the release of the victim.

More to follow…