Armed gunmen have abducted the Peoples Democratic Party PDP ward Chairman of Nagwamatse Malam Ali Tudun fulani and three other persons in Kontagora local government council of Niger state.

The incident occured in the early hours of yesterday morning when armed gunmen stormed Tudun fulani a suburb of Kontagora local government council of Niger state and started shooting sporadicaly to scare villagers.

Thereafter the armed gunmen whisked the Nagwamatse PDP ward Chairman away together with his elder brother, uncle and nephew to an unknown destination.

An indegene of the area Malam Haliru Bande told Newsmen in a telephone interview that the incident which occured around three oclock in the morning of yesterday lasted for hours.

Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Zonal Chairman Zone C Alh Yahaya Ability called for prayers to overcome the current security challenges bedevilling parts of Niger state and Nigeria.

The abductors are yet to make any contact for possible ransom with relatives of the victims.


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