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BREAKING: Bauchi governor’s brother kidnapped

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Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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Adamu Mohammed, the elder brother to the governor of Bauchi State Bala Mohammed, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Bauchi.

It is double tragedy for the governor who is currently in isolation, receiving treatment for Covid-19.

Witnesses told DAILY NIGERIAN that the gunmen stormed Unguwar Jaki area of Bauchi metropolis at 7:30pm and shot sporadically to scare away bystanders.

“The shot several times in the air to disperse crowd around the area. They then bundled him into a Volkswagen Golf car with Kano registration number and zoomed off,” said a witness who preferred not to be named.

Spokesman for the governor, Mukhtar Gidado, confirmed the incident to DAILY NIGERIAN, saying the governor’s brother was kidnapped alone.

Police are yet to speak on the incident.

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