18 Kano Traders Abducted By Bandits In Kogi

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18 Kano headed to Abia State to purchase goods have been abducted by .

DailyTrust that who are all popular Kantin Kwari textile market, were en route destination when assailants attacked vehicle and forcefully took them into bush where they have been held hostage.

It was gathered that left Kano on Sunday with intention of reaching Aba following day.

Confirming the incident, the Managing of Kantin Kwari Market Management Board, Alhaji Abba Bello, said;

“The kidnapped traders are 18, but we have so far confirmed the names of 12, but we suspect that number could reach 18.

They were all travelling to Aba in Abia State when the gunmen attacked them along -Okene expressway in State.

People are saying the victims are up to 20 or even more, but what we can confirm so far, they are 18.”

On whether the kidnappers have so far contacted their for , the MD said he had not officially gotten the .