The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of Aminu Magaji Bodai, a lawmaker representing Denge/Shuni State Constituency of the state’s House of Assembly.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Abubakar, confirmed the kidnap, saying however that, “detail is still sketchy”.
However, a close relation of the lawmaker told Punch that the lawmaker was kidnapped by gunmen around 1:15 am between Dange and Bodai town on Thursday.
He said: “I can confirm to you that my brother was kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified persons.
“His whereabouts are unknown yet and his abductors are yet to contact his family members.”