Suspected bandits have kidnapped the mother of Kano State House of Assembly Minority Leader, Isyaku Ali, in Gezawa town.
Saminu Ali, a son of the lawmaker, who confirmed the incident, explained that the gunmen invaded the house at around 1 a.m. on Wednesday and whisked away the mother, Hajia Zainab.
He stressed that armed men, forced some of the family members to take them to the lawmaker’s mother’s side in the House.
According to the lawmaker, the gunmen broke the door when she refused to open it for them.
He said it was one of the old woman’s staff that raised an alarm after which the police were informed of the incident.
‘’Even before I went to Gezawa, the Divisional Police Officers had called me and told me that he deployed his officers to the scene. He said they have already launched investigation into the matter,” the lawmaker said.
Ali stressed that the gunmen have not contacted him or other members of his family.
“There is no contact from them so far. We are just praying to God to save her life,” he added.