Gunmen who Kidnapped the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Sani Idris, are being pursued by the Police as they still held him captive.
The bandits carried out the attack in Tafa Local Government Area (LGA) of the State according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of the State Mary Noel-Berje.
Noel-Berje said, “The Commissioner was said to have been kidnaped by bandits at about one o’clock in the early hours of today from his home at Baban tunga village in Tafa local government of the State,” .
Noel-Berge said security operatives were already in pursuit of the gunmen with a mission to rescue the victim.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Niger State Police Command, Wasiu Abiodun said security operatives were making efforts to arrest the gunmen.