Gunmen Kidnap Former Information Minister Brother
Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku elder brother has been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen in his residence in Gudi, a town in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Also kidnapped are an Immigration officer, Salisu Usman, and his wife.
A witness, who spoke on account of anonymity, said that the gunmen stormed the town in their numbers at about 9 pm firing sporadically to scare the youths of the area who had wanted to resist the invasion.
According to the eye witness, one person was killed in the attack which report said lasted for hours.
When contacted, Comptroller of Immigration in Nasarawa state, Zainab Lawal confirmed the incident.
Zainab said that a Nigeria Immigration Officer, Superintendent Salisu Usman, and his wife were abducted at gunpoint and his sister was shot dead by the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
Attempts to get the reaction of the police in the state proved abortive as the Police spokesman, ASP Ramhan Nansel could not be reached at the time of filing this report.