Bandits have abducted the village head of Sangi, in Kuchi ward of Kebbe Local Government Area of Sokoto state.
The incident happened in the early hours of Friday July 16th, when the gunmen stopped the village head on his way back to his residence after subhi (early morning) prayer.
According to a family source who spoke to Daily Star: “They [the Fulani bandits] did not engage him [the village head] in any long discussion. They only informed him that they were there to take him away.
“He pleaded with them to allow him inform his family of his situation, which they allowed him to do.
“He told his family not to worry that everything would be alright and that he would be safe, after which he came out and the bandits took him away.”
When Daily Star Nigeria contacted Kebbe Divisional Police Officer to confirm if they had received report of the incident, the DPO said he was busy with work and that he would contact our reporter later.