Gunmen have abducted the former General Manager of the Katsina State Television (KTTV) Ahmed Abdulkadir and his daughter.
Abdulkadir, who is also a former Zonal Director of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), was kidnapped along with his 15-year-old daughter, Laila, from his residence in Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Although police authorities in the state have yet to respond to the incident, locals confirmed that the gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed Abdulkadir’s house around 9:00 pm on Monday.
Also on Monday night, gunmen abducted two children of the Deputy Provost of Isah Kaita College of Education, Dutsinma, Katsina State, Isma’il Ado Funtua.
Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the gunmen attacked the premises of the college at about 11:30 pm, headed to the residence of the Deputy Provost, and went away with the two children – Usman and Aminu.
Another relative of Deputy Provost, identified as Abdullahi, was also abducted from the house.