A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Thursday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Bauchi, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed this when he who spoke to reporters on Friday.
He said the gunmen attacked the lawmaker and whisked him away in their vehicle.
“Yes, it is true. A former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly who represented Ningi Constituency was kidnapped on Thursday at about 8pm within Bauchi metropolis.
“According to the information we received, he was trailed by his abductors who were four in number in a gold coloured car.
“They followed him to his house which is located around Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme area at Isa Yuguda Guest House within the metropolis.
“As of this morning they have not called yet but our men are working hard to get to the root of the situation and rescue him safely,” he said.