Security agents hunt kidnappers of Zamfara Speaker’s parents, others

Security agents hunt kidnappers of Zamfara Speaker’s parents, others

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Security agencies have launched manhunt on suspected kidnapers of the Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Magarya.

FILE: ARMED NIGERIA POLICEMEN IN THE LINE OF DUTY

The the step mother of Speaker and four other persons were also abducted when a gang of armed men invaded Magarya Village in the Zurmi Local Government Area of the State in the early hours of Wednesday.

Spokesman of the Nigeria police, Zamfara State Command, SP Muhammad Shehu, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau.

Mr Shehu said: “The unknown gunmen on Wednesday invaded Magarya town in Zurmi Local Government Area and kidnapped the speaker’s biological father, his stepmother and four other persons.

“The Command has deployed a squad of security personnel to rescue the abducted persons”.

He said the Command has deployed additional operatives to the area to ensure the release of the hostages.

Meanwhile, the Director-General, Press and Public Affairs, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Mustapha Jafaru-Kaura, has said the assembly would react officially to the development.

(NAN)

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