Gunmen abduct PDP stalwart in fresh attack on Katsina community

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The Katsina State on Thursday confirmed the abduction a Peoples Democratic Party stalwart in the state, Salisu Ali.

Ali said be the party’s former youth leader abducted in his village, Sukuntuni, Kankia Local Government Area the state.

said numbering six abducted Ali on Wednesday night.

It further learnt that the arrived in the village on motorcycles.

His whereabouts were yet be known as Thursday evening while the abductors were yet contact the .

When contacted, the spokesman for the Katsina command, SP Gambo Isah, said, “It is true. I called the for the area and he confirmed it. We are making efforts rescue him.”


It would be recalled that had earlier in the week abducted four victims in the state, among whom is Hajiya Asiya Dangiwa, a sister to the current Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Architect Ahmed Musa Dangiwa.

While Hajiya Dangiwa was kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday her house in Kankia town, gunmen in separate operations early morning, kidnapped a staff of the state Primary Health care Agency, Alhaji Aminu Shaaibu, his house in Mairuwa town, Faskari Local Government Area of the state.

The gunmen were also said to have wounded a man and kidnapped two of Alhaji Rabiu Maibulawus in Dandume Local Government Area of the state.