House of Rep. member kidnapped by gunmen while travelling by road

Garba Durbunde, House of Representative member representing Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency in Kano has been kidnapped, according to reports.


Durbunde was kidnapped along the Kaduna-Jere road earlier today while traveling to Kano from Abuja.


Abdulrazak Namdas, the spokesman of the House of Representatives, however, said he was not aware of the incident when contacted.


I am not aware of this but I was told some papers have carried it,” he said.


It is understood that a lawmaker who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the family of the victim have already been contacted by the kidnappers.


The source also said that the State Security Service (SSS) has begun investigation.



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