Unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped mother of a Senatorial candidate under the platform of All Progressive Congress, APC in Kano State, Abdulkarim Abdulsalam Zaura, popularly known as, A.A Zaura.
It was gathered that the aged mother of the politician, Hajia Laure Mai Kunu was kidnapped in the midnight at her residence in Rangaza ward of Zaura village, Ungogo Local government area of the state.
The Chairman of Ungogo Local Government, Engr. Abdullahi Garba Ramat confirmed the development on Monday morning.
Engr. Ramat in a post on his Facebook timeline said, “We just woke up to a sad news that: unknown gunmen stormed Ungogo LGA early this morning and whisked the mother of AA ZAURA away to an unknown destination.
“We pray to Allah to set her free from captivity,” the council chairman said.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna also confirmed the incident.
SP Haruna said the command has deployed it tactical team on search and rescue mission to rescue the victim.
Meanwhile, it was gathered that the incident was not the first time in the area.