Suspected bandits have abducted Alhaji Salisu Ali Sukuntuni, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rimaye town under Kankia LGA of Katsina State.
Naija News understands that the gunmen stormed the town in the early hours of Thursday.
Sukuntuni is the PDP immediate youth leader in the local government area.
Killings and kidnapping for ransom have continued in Northern Nigeria despite security reinforcement in the region.
The governor of Katsina, Aminu Bello Masari, had on different occasion met with President Muhammadu Buhari to proffer a solution to the security situation.