Some unknown gunmen have kidnapped a rich businessman in Kore city of Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano State.
According to an eyewitness account, the incident passed off on Thursday night after gunmen invaded the city.
It was additionally gathered that the gunmen attacked six individuals, and kidnapped a rich businessman. During the assault, a stray bullet reportedly hit a baby within the ear.
The situation of the boy couldn’t be ascertained as of the time of submitting this report.
Residents mentioned after they have been attacked, no safety personnel got here to their rescue or got here to the scene.
They mentioned many individuals fled into the woods due to the gunfire.
Chairman of the native authorities space, Muhammad Abdullahi Kore, who confirmed the incident recognized the abductee as Emmanuel, who was working his enterprise within the city of Kore.
On Thursday, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje known as for army intervention within the state, saying bandits had taken over its forests and transformed them to hideouts.
He added that the bandits have been gathering in Falgore Forest and could be planning to hold out assaults.
He mentioned, “I’m additionally right here to hunt the assistance of the Nigerian Army to maintain the peace in Kano State. Bandits have transformed some forests within the state into hideouts.
“The bandits are grouping in Falgore Forest and could also be planning to assault our individuals.”