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A member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen along the Kaduna-Zaria road today August 30th.

Confirming the abduction, the spokesperson of the Kaduna state police command, Yakubu Sabo, in a statement released, said the police is currently combing the bush to ensure the victim is rescued safely.

The statement reads:

“CONFIRMATION OF INCIDENT:

On 30/08/19 at about 0030hrs, the Command received information through DPO Mararraban Jos that a Toyota Camry with Reg No ZAR 972 TL was found parked without occupants at a point near Farakwai Village along Kad -Zaria Expressway. Patrol Teams were immediately dispatched to the area and recovered the vehicle to the station.

Upon search, an ID Card bearing Hon Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly Representing Zaria Constituency was found. Contact was made and it was confirmed that he was the person involved in the incident.

Team’s of conventional Police, PMF personnel, SARS and Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Command are currently combing the bush for possible rescue of the victim and arresting the criminals.

The IGP’S IRT were also contacted for technical support in tracking the hoodlums. The update will follow Please”.