Uba Muhammad Shiye, the secretary of Kano State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen.
Shiye was kidnapped on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in his hometown Shiye in Bunkure Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed by his brother, who pleaded anonymity.
He told Journalists that the abductors of the secretary called and demanded N20m ransom.
“My brother’s abductors have called his family on phone and demanded N20m ransom. They promised that as soon as we pay the money, they will set him free.
“I am appealing to my brother’s abductors to consider our situation, we are not from rich family and we don’t have the amount of money they are demanding.
” I am therefore pleading with them to set my brother free for the sake of Allah,” he pleaded.
Magaji Musa Majia, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirming the incident said the secretary was kidnapped in his house in Shiye village around 1 pm and the matter was reported to the police around 9pm.
Majia said Rabi’u Yusuf, the Commissioner of Police, had dispatched operative of Anti-Kidnapping and Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, to Bunkure local government to search for the abducted secretary.
“The kidnappers have demanded N20m ransom, but we are working on some clues to rescue the secretary and God’s willing we will soon rescue and reunite him with his family,” Majia assured.
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