The younger brother of Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State, Salihu Barade, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
He was abducted by the gunmen, numbering about four, on Wednesday at his farm in Wamakko local government area of Sokoto State and whisked away in company with other people, PREMIUM TIMES reported.
According to the report, the gunmen later freed those that were kidnapped with the governor’s brother after travelling a reasonable distance with them.
The incident was confirmed by the State Police Command Public Relations Officer, El-Mustapha Sani.
Sani, a deputy superintendent of police, said the command had begun investigation into the matter with a view to rescuing Mr. Barade from his abductors.