The member representing Denge/Shuni State Constituency at the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Aminu Magaji Bodai was on Thursday morning kidnapped by men who are yet to be identified.

A close relation of the lawmaker said that Bodai was kidnapped around 1:15 am between Dange and Bodai town.

“I can confirm to you that my brother was kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified persons. His whereabouts is unknown yet and his abductors are yet to contact his family members,” the relative said. 

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mohammed Sadiq Abubakar confirmed the legislator’s abduction, adding that the details of the incident were still sketchy.