The senator representing Sokoto East Senatorial district, Abdullahi Ibrahim Gobir yesterday urged the Senate to intervene in the spate of kidnappings in Sokoto East.
The lawmaker who explained that kidnappers are on the rampage in Sokoto East Senatorial District without fear for security operatives.
He noted that 13 persons had been kidnapped and ransoms are being demanded by their abductors
“In the eastern part of Sokoto comprising of 8 local governments, kidnapping is on the rise which occurs every day and as I speak everywhere have been overrun by kidnappers.
“Recently, about 13 persons have been kidnapped in a single swoop by abductors. The Police have disappeared from their posts in the affected places.”
Senator Gobi further revealed that women have been the targets of the kidnappers, adding that “even where I went during my campaign have become unsecured, there is no day that women have not been kidnapped.”