Commissioner Of Information In Niger State Kidnapped By Bandits

By Newsie Events Media:

In Niger State, Sani Idris, the commissioner of information has been reportedly abducted by armed bandits.

According to the Secretary to the state government, Ahmed Matane, the commissioner was on Monday, abducted around 1 am in his hometown, Baban Tunga in Tafa local government area of the state.

Matane said security operatives are on the trail of the kidnappers, adding that they hope to rescue the commissioner unharmed soon.

Niger has been hit with a wave of attacks and abductions by bandits.

About 27 students were kidnapped in Kagara in February.

There have been other mass abductions, including the kidnapping of over 100 Islamiyya pupils in Tegina area of the state who are still in captivity.

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