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Kaduna: APC women leaders abducted returning from Uba Sani’s inauguration

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna

Barely 24 hours after attending the inauguration of governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State, two women leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been kidnapped along the Manini flash point of Birnin Gwari local governments area of the State.

The women leaders were returning to Birnin Gwari on Tuesday after attending the inauguration of Uba Sani on Monday.

This was disclosed by the chairman of Birnin Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU, Ishaq Usman Kasai in an interview with reporters on Wednesday.

According to him, the bandits blocked the road and kidnapped the two APC women leaders including dozens of others.

He said the kidnapped women leaders are Birnin Gwari APC women leader, Hajiya Lami Awarware and her assistant, Hajiya Haulatu Aliyu.

It was gathered that immediately after the victims were kidnapped on Tuesday, the kidnappers took them to the forest.

He also said that the abductors are yet to contact the families of the victims or any person in the area.

BEPU had two days ago while congratulating President Bola Tinubu, pleaded with him to end the insecurity bedevilling Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.

However, as of the time of this report, the state government and the police were yet to issue a statement on the incident.

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