Unknown gunmen added to the woes of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State when they kidnapped his elder brother, Mr. Adamu Mohammed.
The governor is in isolation having been confirmed as carrying the coronavirus, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the gunmen, after firing several warning shots, made away with their victim around 7.30 pm at Anguwar Jaki Area of Bauchi metropolis.
Efforts to secure comments of the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Kamal Abubakar, proved abortive as he neither picked his call nor responded to a text message sent to him by NAN on the matter.
However, Mr. Muktar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Media to Gov. Bala Muhammed, confirmed the occurrence of the incident.
Gidado, in response to a text message from NAN, confirmed that the victim was kidnapped on Wednesday at about 7.30 pm at Yan Jaki.
“Yes! It is confirmed at about 7:30 pm and no further information yet,” he stated. (NAN)