The Elder Brother to the Bauchi state governor Bala Mohamed, Mallam Adamu Mohammed has been kidnapped in Bauchi metropolis at about 7pm on Wednesday evening, WikkiTimes can authoritatively report.
Confirming the incident, the Senior Special Assistance to the Governor on Media, Muktari Gidado said Adamu was kidnapped at Kobi Street, where he usually rest with friends.
Muktari Gidado said although Adamu’s abductors have not make any contact as at the time of filling this report security agencies were alerted for prompt action.
Adamu, fondly called Yaya Adamu was kidnapped barely hours after the governor Bala Mohammed was tested positive of coronavirus.
WikkiTimes reports that the state government had earlier in the day issued a directive for total closure of all markets in the state to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Efforts to get the police respond prove abortive, as the police PPRO in Bauchi DSP Kamal Dotti neither pick nor respond to calls placed on his mobile line.