The Sokoto State police command has revealed information on how the lawmaker representing Denge/Shuni State Constituency, Aminu Bodai, was kidnapped by suspected gunmen.
The spokesperson of the command, Abubakar Sadiq, stated this while speaking to News Agency of Nigeria in Sokoto on Thursday.
Recall that Naija News had reported that the lawmaker was abducted in Bodai village of Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of the state.
Sadiq said that the state command received the information from the Divisional Police Officer of the area.
The police spokesperson stated that gunmen in the early hours of Thursday stormed the residence of the lawmaker and abducted him.
Sadiq said that on receiving the information, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, directed a re-enforcement to the division to track the abductors.
He further stated that policemen are currently carrying out full surveillance of the forest surrounding the village of Bodai and neighbouring communities.
The spokesperson noted that police are working with other security agencies to maintain a peaceful and secure environment in the state.
He called on the public to continue to support the security agencies by providing useful information about strange activities in their areas of residence.