Wife of Katsina lawmaker and member representing Ingawa Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman Tunas has been kidnapped by suspected gunmen.
The victim identified as Mabaruka, is Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman Tunas’s junior wife and was kidnapped at their Tunas’ residence in Ingawa local government area of the state.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah confirmed the incident but promised to provide detailed information later.
It was gathered that the armed gunmen have demanded a ransom of N100 million to secure her release.
The lawmaker confirmed the development while narrating the incident on Saturday evening when he received the State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari who was accompanied by the Minister of State for Aviation,, Senator Hadi Sirika on visit to sympathize with the lawmaker.
He narrated the ordeal to the Governor, saying the kidnapppers in their numbers visited his Tunas residence on Thursday night in his absence and left with his junior wife, Mabaruka.
Tunas said the bandits also carted away valuables, such as money, jewelries, and cellphones.
The Governor, prayed Allah to prevent a reoccurance of the incident and for the safe return of his wife.