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Gunmen kidnap mother of APC senatorial candidate, Kiyawa in Jigawa

Unknown Gunmen have kidnapped 70 years old mother of the Jigawa Central Senatorial District candidate for the ruling All Progressive Congres...



Unknown Gunmen have kidnapped 70 years old mother of the Jigawa Central Senatorial District candidate for the ruling All Progressive Congress ( APC) Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya.


State police spokesman DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident to newsmen.


He said the 70 years old victim Hajiya Jaja was abducted from her house yesterday night in Kiyawa town, Kiyawa local government.


Shiisu disclosed that after receiving the report police officers were mobilized to arrest and rescue the victim unharmed.


A source close to the victim said the criminals numbering about ten stormed the victim’s house at about 9:30pm on Monday night and kidnapped the victim after shooting in the air.


Kiyawa was a former member of the House of Representatives for Kiyawa/Dutse constituency, under the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, he decamped to the All Progressives Congress after he lost the PDP gubernatorial ticket to Aminu Ibrahim Ringim during the 2015 primary elections.


This is coming a few weeks after unknown Gunmen also kidnapped the mother of the APC Kano Central Senatorial candidate, A. A. Zaura.

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