A member of the House of Representatives, Garba Durbunde, has been kidnapped.
Mr. Durbunde was reportedly abducted along Kaduna-Jere Road on Tuesday while on his way to Kano from Abuja.
Though details are still sketchy as of the time of this report, the kidnappers are said to have contacted the lawmaker’s family.
Meanwhile the Kano State Government has condemned the kidnap of the lawmaker. 
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who expressed shock at the news of the incident, particularly in the holy month of Ramadan, condemned the act of wickedness perpetrated by the kidnappers.
He called on the police force and other security agents to intensify effort to rescue the kidnapped lawmaker while also advising members of the public to be vigilant and security conscious at all times.