Gunmen in ‘Army uniform’ abduct Miyetti Allah leader in Kogi

Gunmen in ‘Army uniform’ abduct Miyetti Allah leader in Kogi


Gunmen have abducted the leader of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State, Wakili Damina.

He was whisked away by some armed men dressed in army camouflage last Friday, according to the State Secretary of MACBAN, Adamu Abubakar.

He revealed that the hoodlums, numbering about eight, came in a white bus at about 12 noon to “forcefully” take away the chairman from his house at Chikara village, Kogi Local Government.

Mr Abubakar said that he was informed of the incident about an hour later by the younger brother of Mr Damina who claimed he witnessed the incident.

Continuing, the Secretary said following his inability to reach the Chairman of the Cattle breeders Association on phone, he contacted he quickly contacted the state Commissioner of Police on the development.

He also said a search party had visited other places, including abattoirs in and around Abuja to no avail after police authorities on Abuja could not ascertain his whereabouts.

Contacted, the Commissioner of police in Kogi State, Ede Ayuba, said that the police are yet to locate the whereabouts of the chairman.

Recall that Mr. Solomon Adebayo, Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello’s Commissioner in charge of pensions, was shot dead at the weekend by suspected assailants while traveling on a highway.

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