Eight armed men have kidnapped a Trader, Alhaji Nuhu Isa, in Lambata village of Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday.
The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger, Mr Philip Ayuba, while confirming the incident, explained to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, in Minna that the gunmen asked for made a call to victim’s family through his mobile phone asking for N1 million ransom.
Ayuba also said that the kidnappers who were well-armed shot randomly in the village before leaving with Nuhu.
He urged residents of Gurara, Suleja and Paikoro Local government areas to help with useful information that could help rescue Alhaji Nuhu Isa.
“We are collaborating with other security agencies to rescue the trader alive,” the commandant said.