Bandits storm Sokoto commissioner’s house, kidnap brother, sister-in-law

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the residence of the Sokoto State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Bashir Usman Gorau.

The suspected bandits abducted the wife of the commissioner’s elder brother Lawali Gorau. They also kidnapped the commissioner’s brother Hassan Manya.

Gorau disclosed the news of the abduction on his verified Facebook account on Wednesday.

The message read:

“Innalillahi wa Inna wa innalillahi Rajiuun!!!.

“It was about 12:45 am that bandits attacked our house in Gorau Town, Goronyo local government area and abducted wife of our elder brother Alhaji Lawali Gorau and one of our brother Hassan Manya.

“May God protect and return them to Us safely, Amin. In need of your prayers fellow Muslim.”

Sokoto is one of the most terrorised North-West states in Nigeria. Its residents have been severely troubled by bandits and kidnappers.

Sahara Reporters

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