Bandits have kidnapped the son of Alhaji Abubakar Maikano, a high aide and Administrative Officer to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The growth comes almost 4 months after the official residence of Maikano contained in the Presidential Villa was burgled by unknown males.
According to studies, Sanusi Maikano was kidnapped on Saturday round 8: 30 pm barely a couple of minutes after he returned from his farmhouse.
Witnesses stated Sanusi was kidnapped in his residence in Gwantu, headquarters of Sanga Local Government Area in Kaduna State, Chronicles studies.
Gwantu is about 2 hours drive to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The armed bandits, numbering about eight, trailed Sanusi from his farmhouse to his residence, a safety official stated.
The bandits didn’t hurt anyone inside the home, the place Sanusi’s two wives additionally reside.
“When they came to the house, they found three young men, including the younger brother of the victim. They asked ‘where is Sanusi?’ They were told that he was not around. But they insisted that they saw him alighting from his car not long ago,” one of many sources stated.
Another supply stated the gunmen tied up one of many younger males recognized as Sanusi’s youthful brother.
“As the bandits were coming out of the gate, they met Sanusi coming in. They quickly released the boy and took away Sanusi,” the safety supply who spoke on situation of anonymity, stated.
Sanusi, it was realized, was in his father’s home which is a stone’s throw from his, when the assailants got here to his home.
The gunmen took away their sufferer with out firing any pictures. “It was when they left the area and headed to the untarred road leading to the General Hospital that they fired four shots in the air,” one other supply stated.
Sources stated there was no safety guard in the home when the gunmen got here. It was gathered that one of many troopers stationed in Gwantu at all times escorted Sanusi to his farmhouse positioned behind the Roman Catholic Church.
In May, robbers broke into Maikano’s official residence within the Presidential Villa, Abuja, days earlier than one other try on the residence of Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari.
Professor Gambari lives on a avenue subsequent to the Presidential Villa.
Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, whereas confirming the incident at Gambari’s residence, stated: “The police, in a related development, is searching for a suspected burglar who unsuccessfully attempted to break into the house of Maikano Abdullahi on Thursday, last week.
“Maikano lives on the same street with the Chief of Staff, close to the Villa,” he stated.