Gunmen wearing military camouflage have kidnapped Alhaji Wakili Damina, Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State.
Mr Adamu Abubakar, the state Secretary of MACBAN, who confirmed the incident stated Damina was kidnapped on April 30.
Abubakar defined that some witnesses of the kidnapping who gave particulars of the incident stated the gunmen numbering about eight, got here in a white bus at about midday and “forcefully” took away the Chairman from his home at Chikara village, Kogi Native Authorities.
He additionally confirmed that Damina’s youthful brother witnessed the incident.
The Secretary stated Damina’s quantity was switched off when he repeatedly known as about an hour later.
Abubakar defined that he instantly notified the state Commissioner of police of the event, including that the state authorities was additionally knowledgeable by way of the Particular Adviser on safety issues to the governor, Mr Jerry Omodara.
He stated a search celebration raised by MACBAN had visited different locations, together with abattoirs in and round Abuja to no avail.
Reacting, the state Commissioner for Police, Mr Ede Ayuba, advised NAN that the police is but to find the whereabouts of the Chairman.
He added that efforts to get detailed details about the incident have been unsuccessful because the matter was not formally reported to him.