Armed Bandits have kidnapped the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Sani Idris.
The spokesman of the state government was kidnapped from his home in the wee hours of monday.
Confirming this incident on Monday, Mary Noel-Berje, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, said security agents are on the trail of the gunmen.
According to the Spokesperson of the Governor in a terse statement: “The Government confirms the kidnap of the Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Sani Idris.
“He was said to have been kidnaped by bandits at about one o’clock in the early hours of today (Monday) from his home at Baban Tunga village in Tafa local government of the State.
“Security agencies are however already trailing the bandits with a view to apprehending them.”