Former Kebbi State Local Government Chairman Kidnapped by Bandits in Niger State

Former Chairman Abducted

Garba Hassan, a former chairman of the Ngeski Local Government Area in Kebbi State, has been kidnapped by bandits in Niger State. He was among thirteen individuals abducted in a horrifying incident.

Ambushed on the Tegina – Kontagora Road

The victims, including Garba Hassan, were traveling on the Tegina – Kontagora Road when bandits ambushed their commercial vehicle. The incident occurred on a route from Abuja to Kebbi State.

Taken to an Unknown Location

After intercepting the vehicle, the bandits forcibly took Hassan and the other passengers to an undisclosed location in the bush. Their current whereabouts are unknown, raising concerns for their safety.

Official Statements Pending

The State Police Command has not yet issued an official statement about the incident. Authorities are expected to provide updates on the situation as investigations continue.

Efforts to Secure Their Release

Efforts are underway to secure the release of the abducted individuals. The Kebbi State Government is actively involved in the efforts to bring the victims back safely.

Political Background of Garba Hassan

Garba Hassan, who served as the Ngeski local government chairman from 2007 to 2015, initially belonged to the All Progressives Congress (APC) but later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His abduction occurred as he was planning to return to the APC.

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