Government Area of Adamawa State, Mijinyawa Hamisu, has been kidnapped.
The Commissioner for Information, Ahmed Sajoh, who confirmed the development, said it happened around 3am on Wednesday.
He stated the kidnappers have been in contact and were demanding N20 million for Hamisu’s release.
The Adamawa State Public Relations Officer of APC, Muhammed Abdullahi, said he had just been told of the incident.
Abdullahi said: “I have been informed that some people took the
chairman of our party in Demsa but we don’t know their motives as to
whether it is political or other things but I am on my way to the place
to confirm the true state of things.”The incident happened hours before a scheduled campaign visit to the Demsa LGA by Governor Mohammed Bindow.
Police Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, told The Nation in a
telephone interview that the state Police Commissioner, Sabo Ibrahim,
had directed the command technical team to search out the kidnappers and
get Mijinyawa back to his family .