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Gunmen kidnap Kano APC senatorial aspirant’s mother

Unknown gunmen have abducted the mother of an All Progressive Congress Kano Central Senatorial candidate, Abdussalam Abdulkarim AA Zaura, on June 6, 2022.

The politician’s aged mother, Hajia Laure Mai Kunu, was kidnapped at her residence in the Rangaza ward of Zaura village in Ungogo Local Government Area of the state.

Confirming the incident, the LGA Chairman, Engr Abdullahi Garba Ramat, said security operative briefed him of the happening at the council.

Abdullahi wrote on his official Facebook, “Innalillahi wa inna’ilaihirraj’un. We just woke up to sad news that: unknown gunmen stormed Ungogo LGA early this morning and whisked the mother of AA ZAURA away to an unknown destination. Allah ka kubutar mana da Baba Laure (May Allah rescue the mother).”

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Police Command, SP Haruna Abdullahi confirmed the incident.

He said the incident happened around 2 am on Monday (today) adding that the Command had since mobilised its personnel with a view to rescuing the victim and arresting the suspects.

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